Diabetes and Obesity

Obesity is a medical condition which results from the accumulation of excess fat on the body. Obesity is thought to trigger changes to the body's metabolism. It also adds pressure on body's ability to use insulin, to properly control blood sugar levels, and are therefore more likely to develop diabetes. The abdominal fat influences fat cells to release ‘pro-inflammatory’ chemicals, which can reduce insulin sensitivity by disrupting the function of insulin responsive cells and their ability to respond to insulin. Obesity also causes prediabetes, a metabolic condition that almost always develops into type 2 diabetes.

Obesity has many causes such as age, gender, genes, psychological makeup, socioeconomic, and environmental factors. Certain medical conditions and medications can cause or promote obesity, although these are much less common causes of obesity than overeating and inactivity. Some examples of these are depression, certain medications (examples are steroids, antidepressants, control pills), Polycystic ovarian syndromePrader-Willi syndrome. The goal of obesity treatment is to reach and stay at a healthy weight. All weight-loss programs focus on eating habits and physical activity.

  • Control of obesity
  • Weight management
  • Advanced treatment for obesity
  • Endocrinal and hormonal obesity
  • Over weight and cancer risk
  • Glucose intolerance
  • High blood pressure and obesity
  • Type 2 diabetes and obesity
  • Gallbladder disease

Related Conference of Diabetes and Obesity

November 11-12, 2019

Annual Congress on Diabetes, Metabolism and Obesity

Sydney, Australia
December 04-05, 2019

3rd Annual Congress on Diabetes and Its Complications

Tokyo, Japan
December 9,10,2019

International Congress and Expo on Diabetic Care

Bangkok,Thailand
December 12-13, 2019

Annual Congress on Diabetes and Endocrinology

Dubai, UAE
January 27-28, 2020

Global Summit On Diabetes & Endocrinology

Bangkok, Thailand
March 25-26, 2020

29th World Diabetes & Heart Congress

| Radisson Narita | Tokyo, Japan
March 27-28, 2020

Annual Summit on Metabolomics

Amsterdam, Netherlands
April 17-18, 2020

3rd Global Meeting on Diabetes and Endocrinology

Kualalumpur, Malaysia
June 15-16, 2020

29thEuropean Diabetes Congress

| Barcelona, Spain
August 17-18, 2020

16th World Congress on Endocrinology & Diabetes

| Copenhagen, Denmark
November 16-17, 2020

2nd Asia Pacific Diabetes and Endocrinology Congress

Brisbane, Australia
June 14-15, 2021

diabetic 2021

Abu Dhabi, UAE

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