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As per available reports about Morbid Obesity 12 Relavant Journals , 14 Conferences are presently dedicated exclusively to Morbid Obesity and about 514 articles are being published on Morbid Obesity. Morbid Obesity or Corpulence Obesity is a condition in which you have a high body mass index (BMI), or too much body fat for your height. Obesity is the not the same as being overweight, which is when your weight is higher than what is healthy for your height. In people who are overweight, the excess weight may be caused by high bone density, body structure, or excess body fat. Morbid obesity occurs when the excess body fat becomes a danger to your overall health.
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Morbid obesity Conference provides the scope for opportunities to learn progressed by international scientists and academicians. Morbid Obesity is also sometimes also called as Corpulence Obesity. Morbid obesity is a serious health condition that can interfere with basic physical functions such as breathing or walking. Those who are morbidly obese are at greater risk for illnesses including diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gallstones, osteoarthritis, heart disease, and cancer.
Morbid obesity is diagnosed by determining Body Mass Index (BMI). BMI is defined by the ratio of an individual’s height to his or her weight. Normal BMI ranges from 20-25. See BMI on back panel. An individual is considered morbidly obese if he or she is 100 pounds over his/her ideal body weight, has a BMI of 40 or more, or 35 or more and experiencing obesity-related health conditions, such as high blood pressure or diabetes
Morbid obesity conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of:
2. Type 2 diabetes
It also provides the platform for researchers, scholars and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Morbid obesity.
Morbid obesity occurs when the excess body fat becomes a danger to your overall health. It is a condition in which there is too much body fat for your height. Obesity is the not the same as being overweight, which is when your weight is higher than what is healthy for your height. In people who are overweight, the excess weight may be caused by high bone density, body structure, or excess body fat.
Morbid obesity is a chronic condition. There is no known cure. Obesity is determined by the following factors: genetics, behavior, internally set points of weight, and eating habits. Because of these factors, the morbidly obese person loses the ability to control their weight.
There are many health conditions related to morbid obesity, but some of the most common are:
• Type 2 diabetes, which can lead to heart disease, kidney failure, blindness, amputation of the feet or legs, and nerve damage
• Heart disease, such as hardening of the arteries, heart attack, and angina
• High blood pressure, which can lead to heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, and vision loss
• High cholesterol, which can lead to heart disease, stroke, and kidney failure
• Obstructive sleep apnea has been associated with high blood pressure
• Acid reflux/GERD, which can lead to esophagitis, Barrett’s esophagus, and esophageal cancer (adenocarcinoma)
• Osteoarthritis and joint pain, which can lead to loss of mobility
• Stress urinary incontinence
• Female reproductive health disorder, which can lead to infertility and sexual dysfunction
Over the years, weight-loss surgery has proven to be a successful method for the treatment of morbid obesity. It is the least traumatic, adjustable and reversible obesity surgery available. It can maintain significant weight loss, improve your health, and enhance your quality of life.
An estimated 200 million adults in the U.S. (or a staggering 68% of the adult population) are categorized as overweight or obese. Obesity has become a significant contributor to rising healthcare costs in the country (total annual healthcare costs for treating obese adults now amount to nearly $150 billion). The condition is a leading cause of type 2 diabetes, disability, heart disease, morbidity, and mortality, resulting in nearly 112,000 deaths in the U.S. annually.
3) World Congress on Obesity
August 08-10, 2016 Toronto, Canada
7) World Congress on Public Health & Nutrition
March 10-12, 2016 Madrid, Spain, 2016
8) 6th Endocrinology conference
November 28-30, 2016 Baltimore, USA
9) 11th Exhibition on Targeting Diabetes and Novel Therapeutics
October 17-19, 2016 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
10) Metabolic Syndromes
October 20-22, 2016 Dubai, UAE
11)3rd Global Experts Meeting on Weight Loss and Medicare Expo
September 19-21, 2016 Vienna, Austria.
12) 9th Global Diabetes Summit and Medicare Expo
November 14-16, 2016 Dubai, UAE
13) ICO 2016 : 18th International Conference on Obesity London
May23-24, 2016, United Kingdom
14) The 2016 Obesity Summit
12-14th April 2016, London
15) Emirates Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Interest Group
12 – 14 December 2015, Raffles Hotel Dubai, UAE
16)The XIII International Conference on Obesity
May 1-4, 2016 Vancouver, BC, Canada
17)23rd European Congress on Obesity
Gothenburg, Sweden, June 1–4, 2016
18)Obesity Week 2016
October 31–November 5, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
19)Hot Topic Conference: Obesity and Pregnancy
29 - 30 October 2015, London, UK
20)MASO 2015 Scientific Conference on Obesity
Seri Pacific Hotel,28-29 October, 2015, Kuala Lumpur
Societies and Associations
The British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)
EASO – European Association for the study of Obesity
British Obesity Society
American Society for Bariatric Surgeons
IDEA Health & Fitness Association
Aston Aerial Fitness Society
National Obesity Forum
NHLBI obesity research
Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS)
JASSO Japan Society for the Study of Obesity
American Heart Association
The Nutrition Society (NS)
Phillipine Association for the study of Obesity
The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
European Society of Endocrinology and Obesity
American Sports and Fitness Asociation (ASFA)
European Fitness Association (EFA)
Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
The European Health and Fitness Association (EHFA)
American Association For Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)
M Pharmaceutical Inc.
Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.
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