CDC: Nearly 40% of US adults are now obese
Nearly 40% of adults in the United States are now obese, raising concerns that the ever-expanding obesity epidemic will lead to sicker Americans and higher health care costs.
Incidence rates of overweight- and obesity-related cancers have increased in the United States.
Primary care referral to Weight Watchers meetings is associated with weight loss, HbA1c reduction.
Compared with normal-weight individuals, metabolically healthy obese individuals have an increased risk of coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, and heart failure