Current Obesity Reports provides in-depth review articles contributed by international experts on the most significant developments in the field. By presenting clear, insightful, balanced reviews that emphasize recently published papers of major importance, the journal serves all those involved in the treatment and prevention of obesity and the related spectrum of cardiovascular, endocrinological, gynecological, oncological, psychological, respiratory, and rheumatological conditions.

  • Offers clinical reviews of recent research on the assessment, treatment, and management of patients with obesity-related disorders
  • Coverage extends to eight major sub-topics in obesity
  • Includes supplementary reviews of clinical trials, and commentary from well-known figures in the field

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  • Caroline Apovian
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8.023 (2021)
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8.771 (2021)
Five year impact factor
14 days
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311,088 (2021)
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