Genetic evaluation of predisposition to obesity and other related diseases.
In Spain, the prevalence of overweight and obesity among the adult population exceeds the 39 and 15% respectively. Obesity is a complex disease caused by the interaction of multiple factors, both genetic and environmental. Genetic analysis ObesGen assesses 90 polymorphisms in 58 genes, related to: overall and abdominal obesity, osteoporosis, diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome, high blood pressure, low levels of HDL cholesterol, and caloric expenditure and energy metabolism, appetite regulation, response to a diet low in calories, response to physical exercise, and consumption custom of nutrients. Profile ObesGen provides both information on the genetic susceptibilities as personalized recommendations of the most effective strategies for that patient for effective weight loss.