publication . Article . 2007

Consenso SEEDO 2007 para la evaluación del sobrepeso y la obesidad y el establecimiento de criterios de intervención terapéutica

SALAS SALVADÓ, JORGE; Miguel A. Rubio; Montserrat Barbany; Basilio Moreno; Grupo Colaborativo de la SEEDO;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2007
Abstract
Obesity is a multifactorial chronic disease, the result of the interaction between genotype and environment. In developed countries like ours, it affects a large percentage of the population, in all ages, social conditions and in both sexes. Its prevalence has increased and continues to increase alarmingly in our society, as well as countries with economies in transition, to epidemic proportions. Obesity substantially increases not only the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, but also of certain cancers and other highly prevalent diseases, so that has become the second leading cause of premature and preventable mortality after snuff. Morbidly obese pati...
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free text keywords: Obesitat, overweight, Evaluation, SEEDO 2007, sobrepeso, Evaluación, SEEDO 2007, Biochemistry and technology, Bioquímica y tecnología, Bioquímica i biotecnologia, 0025-7753
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