Persons with Down syndrome (PDS) have a higher genetic predisposition to obesity, which reduces their quality of life and even life expectancy.
Healthy Lifestyles are the way to control obesity in PDS. A sensible approach to nutrition, eating, regular exercise and healthy routines helps to prevent and reduce weight gain in childhood, adolescence and adult life
Healthy Lifestyles are not implement
1% of European citizens are now living with ID (prevalence of people with DS is 1/2000). Average life expectancy of this group of individuals has increased.
People with ID face a much higher unemployment rate than the rate applied to the general population.
The vast majority have never experienced any form of vocational training .
Their working experiences or internships are much more