EASO represents the European obesity community

The leading voice of obesity science, medicine and community in Europe, we represent scientists, obesity specialists, physicians, health care practitioners, public health practitioners and patients.

Established in 1986, EASO is a federation of professional membership associations from 36 countries.

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The 30th European Congress on Obesity (ECO 2023) will take place 17-20 May 2023 in Dublin, Ireland.


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New obesity treatment and care guidelines for Ireland

We are pleased to hear from Cathy Breen, Chair of ASOI who coordinated development of the new Irish obesity treatment guidelines, Susie Birney, President of ICPO who brought the patient perspective into the guideline development process, and Ximena Ramos Salas representing Obesity Canada, who supported the guideline development process, which was based on an adaptation of the recent Canadian obesity guidelines. The launch of the new Irish Clinical Practice Guidelines for Obesity takes place 25 October.

World Mental Health Day 2022

World Mental Health Day 2022

Living with obesity in adolescence is associated with high levels of depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. It is also associated with more weight loss attempts, more weight fluctuation, and feelings of helplessness. Compared to adult-onset obesity in later life, it is also associated with higher BMI and great risk of type 2 diabetes; action is needed early.

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EASO Masterclass

EASO Masterclass in the Prevention and Management of Obesity

The 2022 EASO Masterclass in the Prevention and Management of Obesity took place in Annecy, France between the 11 – 15 July 2022

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Ekran Resmi

Are you an early career student, researcher or health care professional interested in obesity? Apply for a funded place in the EASO ECN Winter School in Seville Spain 1-3 December. Applications to join this popular training course close 12 October.

Face to face training with EASO: we’re back!

Vilasini Bhaskaran, reflects on her experience at the EASO Masterclass Series in Annecy

Louise Tully: Best Thesis Award

Join EASO and the Early Career Network Board in congratulating Louise Tully, winner of the 2022 Best Thesis Award for her work on digital healthcare for children with obesity.

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EASO Statement on Ukraine

We, the Trustees and Executive Committee of EASO, herein call on our fellow medical and scientific associations to join us in strongly condemning the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation.

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EASO Update 2021

COVID-19 and Obesity

EASO supports dissemination of science-based information and common sense evidence-based updates, recommendations and guidance relevant to clinical and patient communities via this website and our social media. We are committed to sharing information and guidance from credible sources.

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Early Career Network

Become a part of the EASO Early Career Network consortium

zoom Forward 2022

Content from the ECO2022 Platform is available to delegates through mid-November


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