International Medical Journal, Vol. 18., Iss. 3, 2012, P. 39−43.
CONTEMPORARY APPROACHES TO OBESITY PREVENTION
Kharkiv Medical Academy of Post−graduate Education, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Main methods of obesity assessment, methods of primary and secondary prevention of this disease are featured. The advantages of drug therapy and surgery at obesity treatment are shown.
Key words: obesity, body mass index, prevention.