Oral Presentation Australian & New Zealand Obesity Society 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting

Invited talk: Maternal Obesity: New Insights (#21)

Leonie Callaway 1
  1. University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, Australia

Maternal obesity remains a major public health issue and a major clinical issue in the delivery of clinical care.

It remains a key risk factor in many adverse pregnancies and neonatal outcomes and is associated with a significant economic burden.

The drivers of human obesity are fascinating - dietary advice and guidelines, the food industry, exercise, exercise guidelines, appetite regulation, industry drivers,endocrine disruptors within our food change, changes in lifestyle, medications, trauma.

New insights into this fascinating area of medicine will be discussed.