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One in five 5-year olds overweight or obese

Growing Up In Ireland study shows childhood obesity a concern

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Obesity News   |   21st Feb 2019

Children presenting with Type 2 diabetes due to obesity

Young children presenting with diabetes

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Obesity News   |   25th Jan 2019

Social disadvantage and health – EU Report

European Commission Report finds people with low levels of education being 'left by the wayside'

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Obesity News   |   26th Nov 2018

Oireachtas report on childhood obesity a 'crucial' moment

Irish Heart Foundation welcomes Oireachtas Report on Tackling Childhood Obesity

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Obesity News   |   19th Nov 2018

New programme to revolutionise PE classes

The Irish Heart Foundation and DCU have launched a new schools-based PE programme

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Obesity News   |   3rd Oct 2018

Obesity threatens to reverse gains in life expectancy -WHO

WHO European Health Report 2018

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Obesity News   |   20th Sep 2018

Patients dying on waiting list for bariatric surgery

Clinical impact of delaying access to bariatric surgery in Ireland

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Obesity News   |   7th Sep 2018

Mothers fail to recognise obesity in their children

Mothers fail to recognise obesity in their children

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Obesity News   |   7th Aug 2018