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The official journal of The Obesity Society

Editor-in-Chief Eric Ravussin, PhD

Associate Editor-In-Chief Donna H. Ryan, MD

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Submit your research to Obesity today!

Join the community of current thought leaders in the fight against obesity. Submit your best research to Obesity.

Authors benefit from:

  • Quick and easy online submission
  • Fast first decision: The average time from submission to first decision is just 13 days
  • Fast publication: It takes just 10 to 12 weeks from acceptance to publication
  • Open Access: You have the option to make your article freely available immediately upon publication
  • Increased exposure
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  • 2.2 million page views of the journal each year

4th Annual Obesity Journal Symposium at ObesityWeek 2016

The Editors of Obesity host the 4th annual Obesity Journal Symposium, which will be held during ObesityWeek 2016. The Symposium and the accompanying special section of Obesity are designed to showcase the journal’s top papers that provide important insights into preventing and treating obesity.
The authors of the four winning papers will give oral presentations during the Symposium, and a special section at the front of the November 2016 issue of Obesity will be reserved for their work. Both the Symposium and the full published papers will be publicized to the obesity research community and the press.
This year, the four presenting authors will also receive complimentary ObesityWeek registration. In addition, for all submissions that are accepted by the journal but not chosen as winners, the journal is offering immediate online publication.
Submission closed in early June. The winners will be announced this summer.
Additional details are available here.
Also be sure to read the winning papers from the 2015 competition here.

Obesity Treatment Guidelines FULL report published in Obesity (and available in print!)

This larger, more comprehensive Expert Panel Report published in the July issue of the Obesity journal is free online.


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Cite the Guidelines

Don't forget to use the following citation when referring to the guidelines in your work: 

Jensen MD, Ryan DH, Donato KA, Apovian CM, Ard JD, Comuzzie AG, Hu FB, Hubbard VS, Jakicic JM, Kushner RF, Loria CM, Millen BE, Nonas CA, Pi-Sunyer FX, Stevens J, Stevens VJ, Wadden TA, Wolfe BM, Yanovski SZ. Guidelines (2013) for managing overweight and obesity in adults. Obesity 2014;22(S2):S1-S410. 

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Obesity is the official journal of The Obesity Society. Available in print and online, Obesity is dedicated to increasing knowledge, fostering research, and promoting better treatment for people with obesity and their loved ones. Obesity publishes important peer-reviewed research and cutting-edge reviews, commentaries, public health and medical developments.

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