The American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates has approved a resolution that aims to destigmatise obesity and improve obesity treatment.Read more
This academic paper presents the findings of a study which assessed whether a comprehensive obesity curriculum presented to medical students can positively influence their attitudes towards people with obesity.Read more
Inspired by US-based writer Lindy West's latest book Shrill, this episode of This American Life interrogates the prejudice faced by people with obesity, asking whether it's time for society to redefine what it means to be 'fat'.Read more
To mark this year's European Obesity Day on 20 May, Richard Dobbs, lead author on the 2014 McKinsey report 'Overcoming obesity: an initial economic analysis', discusses what progress has been made following the publication of the report.Read more
In July 2016, the AACE and ACE published guidelines recognising obesity as a complex chronic disease.
Obesity management should target both obesity and weight-related comorbidities to improve overall health and quality of lifeRead more
AACE=American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists; ACE=American College of Endocrinology; SCOPE=Specialist Certification of Obesity Professional Education
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*The Report Card on Access to Obesity Treatment for Adults in Canada was developed by the Canadian Obesity Network with support from an unrestricted grant from Novo Nordisk Canada.