Saturday 18th May 2019

Tackling Obesity Together

Where to find further Information:

bigstock-fitness-instructor-addressing-68405830Join us in working towards a solution by learning about obesity prevention and treatment options, reading stories from patients and health care providers, Joining the conversation with others who treat obesity seriously, and by participating in European Obesity Day 2019.

European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) website:

http://easo.org/education-portal/obesity-facts-figures/

The World Health Organization (WHO) European portal on obesity:

http://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/noncommunicable-diseases/obesity

OECD Obesity Update:

http://www.oecd.org/health/obesity-update.htm

European Commission: Nutrition and Physical Activity pages:

http://ec.europa.eu/health/nutrition_physical_activity/projects/ep_funded_projects_en.htm#fragment0

Obesity as a Disease: A White Paper on Evidence and Arguments Commissioned by the Council of The Obesity Society:

https://higherlogicdownload.s3.amazonaws.com/OBESITY/004d4f70-37d5-434e-b24d-08a32dfdfcd9/UploadedImages/TOS%20OBY_disease_WP_05_19_08.pdf

Obesity: An Underestimated Threat

A public perception survey conducted in seven European countries

https://easo.org/perception-survey/

EASO Survey of 700 European GPs

GPs’ Perceptions, Knowledge and Treatment of Obesity

https://europeanobesityday.eu/gpsurvey/

The Prevalence and Growth of Obesity and Obesity-related Illnesses in Europe

By Lisa Brandt and Fredrik Erixon:
http://ecipe.org/app/uploads/2014/12/Think_piece_obesity_final.pdf

Investing in Obesity Treatment to Deliver Significant Healthcare Savings:

Estimating the Healthcare Costs of Obesity and the Benefits of Treatment. European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE)
http://ecipe.org/publications/investing-obesity-treatment-deliver-significant-healthcare-savings-estimating-healthcare-costs-obesity-and-benefits-treatment/