Scope of the journal

Global Epidemic Obesity  addresses the causes, development and treatment of obesity and obese related disorders. It publishes manuscripts related to physiological, genetical, nutritional- Dietary changes and body mass index, molecular, metabolic, psychological and epidemiological aspects of obesity View More...
Original ResearchOpen Access

Prevalence and risk factors of overweight and obesity: findings from a cross-sectional community-based survey in Benin

Akpa R. Gbary, Alphonse Kpozehouen, Yessito C. Houehanou, François Djrolo, Murielle PG Amoussou, Yessouf Tchabi, Roger Salamon, Dismand S. Houinato
Global Epidemic Obesity 2 : 3

ReviewOpen Access

Epidemiology of obesity in developing countries: challenges and prevention

Mohammed Ellulu, Yehia Abed, Asmah Rahmat, Yazan Ranneh, Faisal Ali
Global Epidemic Obesity 2 : 2

Original ResearchOpen Access

Impact of body mass lndex on locoregional control in saudi patients with breast cancer after breast conserving surgery and modified radical mastectomy

Eyad Fawzi AlSaeed, AbdulRahman Jameel AlGhabbban, Mutahir A. Tunio, Yasser Bayoumi
Global Epidemic Obesity 2 : 1

Original ResearchOpen Access

Effects of nutritional education and lifestyle modification on the nutritional status of HIV positive patients: results of a cluster randomized intervention over a period of six months

Germaine Nkengfack, Judith Torimiro, Jeanne Ngogang, Heike Englert
Global Epidemic Obesity 1 : 5

Original ResearchOpen Access

Program compliance, weight loss and health profile changes in WHO obesity classes after very low energy dietary intervention

Thomas G Wright, Brian Dawson, Geoffrey Jalleh, Kym J Guelfi
Global Epidemic Obesity 1 : 4

Original ResearchOpen Access

The influence of body mass index on injury pattern in polytrauma: thorax as the main source of complications

Ladislav Mica, Catharina Keller, Jindřich Vomela, Marius J. Keel, Otmar Trentz, Michael Plecko
Global Epidemic Obesity 1 : 3

Original ResearchOpen Access

Dose-response impact of a soluble fiber, NUTRIOSE®, on energy intake, body weight and body fat in humans

Laetitia Guérin-Deremaux, Marine Pochat, Cheryl Reifer, Daniel Wils, Susan Cho, Larry E. Miller
Global Epidemic Obesity 1 : 2

Original ResearchOpen Access

Treatment of obesity and diabetes with bariatric surgery

Kevin A. Whitlock, Richdeep S. Gill, Noah Switzers, Daniel W. Birch, Shahzeer Karmali
Global Epidemic Obesity 1 : 1

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Senior Editor

Dr. Andrew P Hills Professor of Allied Health Research at Mater Mothers' Hospital and Director–Centre for Nutrition and Exercise, Mater Research Institute–UQ in Brisbane, Australia. He holds a conjoint Professorial appointment in the Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University. His research examines the role of nutrition and physical activity in weight management and in particular, the effect of various diet and exercise modalities on body composition in the prevention and management of a range of chronic conditions.

Dr. Alexandra Kautzky-Willer Head of the Gender Medicine Unit and the University course gender medicine of the Medical University of Vienna. She has specialized in Internal Medicine and in Endocrinology and Metabolism. Her research interests are gender aspects of fetal programming, overweight and obesity, metabolic diseases in general and diabetes mellitus in particular, inflammation, adipokines and endothelial dysfunction.

Global Epidemic Obesity Subject Areas

Obesity Disorders, Diabetes(type II with obesity), Polycystic ovarian syndrome, Obesity hypoventilation syndrome, Psychiatric illness, Obstructive sleep apnea, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Thrifty gene hypothesis, Cushing's syndrome, Binge eating disorder, Obesity depression, Genetic Disorders of Obesity, Prader-Willi syndrome, Bardet-Biedl syndrome, Cohen syndrome, Ayazi syndrome, MOMO syndrome, Treatment of Obesity, Dietary changes and body mass index, Obesity surgery, Weight loss therapy, Anti-obesity medication