Latest News from The Association for the Study of Obesity on the Island of Ireland

The ASOI is the Irish representative body at the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO). ASOI aims to develop an understanding of obesity through the pursuit of excellence in research and education, the facilitation of contact between individuals and organisations, and the promotion of action to prevent and treat obesity across the island of Ireland.

Patient News: Family Walk

Patient News: Family Walk

ASOI patient advocate Susie Birney is excited to share details of an upcoming family walk arranged by patients, details of which can be found on the poster below. Lough Boora is 1 hour and 20 minutes away from the M50 Red Cow junction. It is an ideal spot for people...

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Patient Reflections from European Obesity Day & ASOI 2019

Patient Reflections from European Obesity Day & ASOI 2019

The Association for the Study of Obesity in Ireland (ASOI) hosted it’s first European Obesity Day event that was partly organised by patients, had patient conclusions after every speaker, and had patients at the forefront of the entire day. True understanding of the...

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ASOI Conference and AGM 2019: Abstract deadline extended!

ASOI Conference and AGM 2019: Abstract deadline extended!

The ASOI committee are delighted to announce that the 7th Annual ASOI Conference and AGM will take place on 17-18th May at The Convention Centre, Dublin. The theme for this years conference is 'Building Bonds: Bettering Practice - Patient advocacy and approaches to...

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Swimming for Weight Management Service Patients

Swimming for Weight Management Service Patients

For many patients who live with overweight or obesity it is incredibly difficult to exercise without discomfort or pain. Swimming is one activity that is less painful but due to the high levels of stigma, bias and judgements shown from society, majority of patients...

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World Obesity Patient Summit 2018 – Call for Applications

World Obesity Patient Summit 2018 – Call for Applications

Are you a patient or a member of a patient group interested in advocacy? Apply now to attend the Patient Summit in October 2018 To coincide with World Obesity Day, the World Obesity Federation will hold a Patient Summit on 10-11 October in London. Patients and people...

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Patients celebrate European Obesity Day

Patients celebrate European Obesity Day

Patients celebrated European Obesity Day together with a morning of mindfulness, cookery, Support Meeting and exercise on Friday 18th May. Huge thanks to all the team at the Weight Management Service for their work putting this together. The launch of the...

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