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Genetics of obesity

Abstract

The objectives of this article are to review recent genetic discoveries about the basis of human obesity; describe familial or syndromic obesity, which is rare but presents early and should, if suspected, be referred for full specialist diagnosis of the underlying genetic disorder; and summarise immediate implications for general practice.

Type Journal
Authors Campbell, L.V. AM
Responsible Garvan Author Prof Lesley Campbell
Publisher Name Australian Family Physician
Published Date 2017-07-10
Published Volume 46
Published Issue 7
Published Pages 456-459
Status Published in-print
DOI None listed
URL link to publisher's version https://www.racgp.org.au/afp/2017/july/genetics-of-obesity/