Personalized and tailored management of obesity at individual target brings success

Published:October 13, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2021.10.003
      Over the last decades, obesity has nearly tripled worldwide [
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      • Poti J.
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      ]. Sweeping changes in various lifestyle features spawned this outbreak. As a consequence, obese people carry the burden of augmented cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer [
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      ].
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