COVID-19: a lever for the recognition of obesity as a disease? The French experience
Clément, K. | Coupaye, M. | Laville, M. | Oppert, J. M. | Ziegler, O.
Despite repeated efforts by the international scientific community, academic societies and the combined actions of patient associations, public authorities have difficulties in admitting that obesity is not just a risk factor but a disease. Could our current experience with the COVID-19 pandemic be a lever to advance the cause of people with obesity? In this crisis, it seems pertinent to report on the French experience with the actions of stakeholders that were able to challenge the status quo in this field.Show more [+] Less [-]