Obesity and inflammation


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Time: 6:00 pm

In the UK, rates of obesity have increased by 30% in women, 40% in men, and 50% in children within the last decade resulting in over 25% of adults classified as obese today.

Obesity, in particular central obesity, is the dominant risk factor for insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and type II diabetes. Evidence supporting obesity as an inflammation condition continues to grow and this is directly linked to the development of insulin resistance.

This webinar discusses novel approaches for the treatment and prevention of the common morbidities associated with obesity, specifically insulin resistance and type II diabetes, through targeting obesity-induced inflammatory processes.

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Dr Nina Bailey

About Dr Nina Bailey

Nina is a leading expert in marine fatty acids and their role in health and disease. Nina holds a master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition and received her doctorate from Cambridge University. Nina’s main area of interest is the role of essential fatty acids in inflammatory disorders. She is a published scientist and regularly features in national health publications and has featured as a nutrition expert on several leading and regional radio stations including SKY.FM, various BBC stations and London’s Biggest Conversation. Nina regularly holds training workshops and webinars both with the public and health practitioners.