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Genetics and lifestyle factors in obesity

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Obesity is a pervasive and highly prevalent disease that poses substantial health risks to those it affects. Obesity. Lifestyle intervention trials designed to lower the disease risk demonstrate different affect in different people. Hence, determining how best to prevent obesity related disease remains a major priority. The optimal prevention strategies are likely to differ depending on a person’s genotype, but will like involve combinations of lifestyle and drug therapy.

This talk is part of the The obesity epidemic: Discussing the global health crisis series.

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