Dose selection in obesity: effect of variation in size and function
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Stockholm (Sweden)
- Type: Presentation
- By: KNIBBE, Catherijne (LACDR Leiden University & St. Antonius Hospital, Division of Pharmacology & Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Nieuwegein, Netherlands)
- Co-author(s): Catherijne A.J. Knibbe: Division of Pharmacology & Department of Clinical Pharmacy, LACDR Leiden University & St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands
The incidence of overweight and obesity is rising across the world. In the Netherlands, currently almost half of the population is overweight with a body mass index (BMI) of at least 25 kg/m2. Alarmingly, in the United States two-thirds of adults are overweight, with 36% of adults and 17% of children and adolescents being obese (BMI > 30 kg/m2).
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