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ob0003ou4 | A year in review: what are the highlights? | OU2021

The SOPHIA innovative medicines initiative project

Roux Carel le

The objective of SOPHIA is to optimise future obesity treatment. This has been challenging because too often, clinicians, payers and patients do not consider obesity a disease. SOPHIA proposes that obesity is in fact a set of complex and chronic diseases that should be taken just as seriously as other heterogeneous chronic conditions. We define diseases of obesity in the context of (a) the risks of complications linked to obesity and (b) the responses the diseases have to vari...