||An Intervention in Obesity & Diabetes is an online, open access journal, committed to publishing research from all disciplines and therapeutic areas. IOD delivers unvarnished, expert assessments of developments from the previous years. IOD aspires to provide a platform for the dissemination of information and discussion of topics related to diabetes and obesity clinical research and the patient care. Obesity is most usually caused by a combination of lack of physical activity,excessive food intake, and genetic susceptibility. IOD is a platform for bariatric/metabolic surgeries, which provides an interdisciplinary forum to communicate the latest research, laparoscopic techniques, case studies and surgical procedure for the treatment of massive obesity and metabolic diseases. Diabetes is caused due to the lack of production of Insulin by the pancreas or due to the cells of the body not responding properly towards the insulin produced. IOD journal publishes a variety of contributions, including original articles, focused reviews and rapid communications that include brief articles of particular interest and apparent novelty.