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European Obesity Research Conference: Executive Summary and Recommendations

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Last updated:1st Jan 2012

Obesity is recognised as a global epidemic and the most prevalent metabolic disease world-wide. Despite significant recent research investment, obesity prevalence rates continue to rise throughout most countries of the world, not least in Europe. The disease therefore incurs an increasingly heavy burden not only on overweight and obese citizens themselves but also on health care systems, the efficiency of the workforce and society at large. 


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