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13.06.2019 | Obesity Treatment (CM Apovian, Section Editor)

Gut Microbiota Dysbiosis in Human Obesity: Impact of Bariatric Surgery

The gut microbiota (GM) colonizes the digestive tract at birth [ 1 , 2 ] with bacterial compositional changes and diversification until 2 years of age. Although a series of endogenous and exogenous factors (such as diet, drugs and diseases) can …

07.06.2019 | Metabolism (M Dalamaga, Section Editor)

Understanding the Role of the Gut Microbiome and Microbial Metabolites in Obesity and Obesity-Associated Metabolic Disorders: Current Evidence and Perspectives

Across the world, the obesity epidemic and its metabolic complications represent a major public health problem [ 1 ]. Between 1980 and 2013, the prevalence of obese and overweight humans increased from 857 million to 2.1 billion [ 2 ]. Overweight …

29.05.2019 | Obesity Treatment (CM Apovian, Section Editor)

Ethnic Disparities in Adiposity: Focus on Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Visceral, and Generalized Obesity

The rise in global prevalence of obesity and co-morbid conditions such as type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), metabolic syndrome, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), cardiovascular disease, and kidney disease is well described in the …

23.05.2019 | Obesity Treatment (CM Apovian, Section Editor)

Mechanism of Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Improvements in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Obesity

The prevalence of obesity, overweight, and T2DM has been increasing in recent decades [ 1 – 3 ]. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that 34.8% of US adults suffer from obesity, affecting 93.3 million US adults from 2015 to 2016 ( …

06.05.2019 | Health Services and Programs (R Welbourn and CM Borg, Section Editors) Open Access

How Group-Based Interventions Can Improve Services for People with Severe Obesity

Globally, it is estimated that the prevalence of obesity has more than doubled in over 70 countries since 1980 and a high body mass index (BMI) has accounted for 4 million deaths during the past 25 years [ 1 ]. Between 1993 and 2014, while the …

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Current Obesity Reports provides in-depth review articles contributed by international experts on the most significant developments in the field. By presenting clear, insightful, balanced reviews that emphasize recently published papers of major importance, the journal serves all those involved in the treatment and prevention of obesity and the related spectrum of cardiovascular, endocrinological, gynecological, oncological, psychological, respiratory, and rheumatological conditions.

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