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DiaObesity 2017 Summit: November 22-24, 2017 – Jerusalem, Israel

The International DiaObesity2017 Summit Program Committee, in close collaboration with leading experts and scientific figures, are preparing a stimulating, multidisciplinary program for professionals in both fields. The program will feature numerous current topics and a multidisciplinary approach in the connection between Diabetes & Obesity. The Summit will commence with an all day workshop in which […]

Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries over 25 Years

BACKGROUND Although the rising pandemic of obesity has received major attention in many countries, the effects of this attention on trends and the disease burden of obesity remain uncertain. METHODS We analyzed data from 68.5 million persons to assess the trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adults between 1980 and […]

A compassionate approach to obesity

Therese Coleman, Hilary Craig, Francis M Finucane, Carel W le Roux In order to effectively treat obesity, we need to understand its aetiology and pathophysiology. We consider body weight as a balance between energy taken in from our diet and all the energy used during various daily activities. This suggests that if the number of […]

HSE has lost €56M by not implementing national obesity treatment policy, experts warn

IrSPEN (Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition & Metabolism) launches Obesity is a Chronic Disease requiring Treatment: A Call to Action for European Obesity Day Dublin, 17th May, 2017 – Ahead of European Obesity Day, 20th May, IrSPEN (Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition & Metabolism) has launched Obesity is a Chronic Disease requiring Treatment: A Call […]

European Obesity Day – Saturday, May 20th, 2017

About European Obesity Day European Obesity Day 2017 will be held on Saturday 20 May. It brings together healthcare, patient and political communities who are keen to raise awareness of obesity and the many other diseases on which it impacts. The theme for EOD 2017 is Tackling Obesity Together. The aim is to increase knowledge and understanding […]

IrSPEN 2017 Conference bring an audience of 250 delegates

Select speaker presentations now available for your perusal on our Conference 2017 webpage [button link=”https://irspen.ie/events/2017-irspen-conference-policy-seminar-3/” icon=”Select a Icon” side=”left” target=”” color=”549cbe” textcolor=”ffffff”]View full Conference webpage[/button]