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Congestive Heart Failure

42
U.S.A. Life Expectancy Rank in 2014


68
% of Overweight Americans


34
% of Obese Americans

Health Conditions Attributed to Obesity

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Coronary Disease

Resources:

1. National Institutes of Health. Clinical guidelines on the identification, evaluation, and treatment of overweight and obesity in adults: The evidence report. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; September 1998. NIH Publication No. 98–4083. Available online: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-pro/guidelines/archive/clinical-guidelines-obesity-adults-evidence-report


​2. Flegal KM, Carroll MD, Kit BK, Ogden CL. Prevalence of obesity and trends in the distribution of body mass index among US adults, 1999–2010. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2012; 307(5):491–97. Available online:  http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1104933


​3. Ogden CL, Carroll MD, Kit BK, Flegal KM. Prevalence of obesity and trends in body mass index among US children and adolescents, 1999–2010. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2012; 307(5):483–90. Available online: http://jama.jamanetwork.com/Mobile/article.aspx?articleid=1104932


​4.  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Summary health statistics for U.S. adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2010. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. Vital and Health Statistics 10(252); 2012. Available online: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_10/sr10_252.pdf


OBESITY: America's Growing Epidemic


America has a serious weight problem. Most Americans do not have a healthy weight and this leads to a multitude of medical problems and a shortened lifespan. While commonplace, obesity remains a high-risk proposition. 

Diabetes

Cancer

Premature Death

Sexual Dusfunction

Stroke

Osteoarthritis