Obesitology section of Slovakian Diabetes Society (OS SDS) was founded in 2002. The main task of the OS SDS is to assemble physicians and healthcare professionals involved in obesity management and research and to represent their professional interests (currently OS SDS has 150 members).
OS SDS presents, publishes and promotes suggestions and opinions on the scientific issues in the field of obesitology, on the cutting-edge diagnostic, therapeutic and scientific practices, on ethical issues in the field of obesitology, on legal norms, on education in the field of obesitology. OS SDS organizes scientific meetings and encourages the participation of its members at scientific meetings at home and abroad (CECON, EASO meetings). OS SDS informs its members about the latest diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, collaborates with scientific and health organizations both in Slovakia and abroad, supporting reciprocal colaboration and exchange of experts. OS SDS supports research in obesitology and proposes awards to SDS for achievements in the field of obesitology.