Conference on Obesity and Diabetes

Theme: Advanced Concepts in Prevention & Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes

  25 -26 February 2019  ||  Rome, Italy

Weight Management and Morbid Obesity
Morbid obesity is diagnosed by determining Body Mass Index (BMI). It is a condition in which you have a body mass index (BMI) higher than 35. This condition interferes with one’s normal physiological activities and can potentially lead to the development of serious endocrine and cardiac disturbances, as well as some forms of cancer some risk factors for developing Morbid Obesity include genetic predisposition for obesity; eating foods that are not nutrient-dense, but high in calories; and a lack of adequate sleep. Diet control, exercise, enrolling in weight-loss programs, and weight loss surgery are some frequently recommended treatment options for the condition