Obesity is a complex, multifactorial disease and an international public health crisis. Worldwide, the prevalence of overweight and obesity has doubled since 1980. Currently, more than one third of the world's population is considered overweight or obese. Obesity rates have soared in all ages and both sexes regardless of geography, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status. Obesity is associated with the development of chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, and increased mortality risk. Effective management of obesity recognizes the multifactorial determinants of weight gain and adopts a multidisciplinary approach.
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