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Obesity-Related Comorbidities: One Actress, Multiple Scenes

2016-01Camelia C. Diaconu, Giorgiana Dediu

Obesity is a chronic disease, with increasing incidence and prevalence in Europe and United States, not only in adults, but in children and adolescents too. Worldwide, mean BMI is increasing, 36.9% of men and 38% of women being estimated as having a BMI ≥25 Kg/m2 (1,2).

In 1997, the World Health Organization declared obesity as a major public health problem and a global epidemic [...]

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