Genetics of Obesity

Genetics plays an important role in obesity. Genes can directly cause obesity with disorders such as Bardet-Biedi syndrome and Prader-willi syndrome. However genes do not always predict future health problems but genes and behaviour may both be needed for a person to be overweight. Body Mass Index (BMI) >30 kg/m2, and it is  more than one in three children born in the early 21st  century will arise diabetes with a consequential reduction in lifetime expectancy. Obesity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, and osteoarticular disease, for several of the common forms of cancer and for serious psychiatric illness. Childhood obesity is associated with earlier type II diabetes and with an increased mortality risk for coronary heart disease in adults. Nowadays so many treatments and medications are available for the Genetics of obesity. Gene therapy is a wildly used treatment for obesity.      

    Related Conference of Genetics of Obesity

    July 10- 11, 2018

    19th World Obesity Congress

    Bangkok, Thailand
    August 24-25, 2018

    20th Global Obesity Meeting


    Dallas, Texas, USA
    September 13-14, 2018

    14th Euro Obesity and Endocrinology Congress

    London, UK
    October 25-26, 2018

    21st World Obesity Conference

    Budapest, Hungary
    November 29-30, 2018

    International Conference on Obesity and Diet Imbalance

    Bali, Indonesia

    Genetics of Obesity Conference Speakers

    Recommended Sessions

    Related Journals

    Are you interested in