Population Trends & Obesity Patterns in the Philippines: A Window to the Obesity Epidemic in the Asia-Oceania Region
Dr. Lee Kaplan, in his lecture at the recently concluded Postgraduate Course in Endocrinology (Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA) described obesity as a very common and growing problem, with a complex physiology and clinically heterogenous picture, resistant to treatment as well as frustrating to manage. It should be a global health problem priority since it is associated with multiple endocrine and metabolic disturbances.
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