Awareness will succeed only if it is supported by early intervention, which is critical to long-term changes in the rate of obesity.
Obesity is a health crisis with a financial domino effect that impacts everyone in a community, regardless of their individual weight.
Weight loss is a journey and each step forward helps reduce multiple health risks, and offers the added benefit of positive psychological well-being.
Obesity increases pregnancy risks but they are not insurmountable.
Greater awareness of PCOS and fertility issues can increase recognition of symptoms in mothers-to-be so that they can seek care and increase their likelihood of conceiving
Using a team approach provides successful treatment for both weight loss and maintenance and helps with relapse prevention
Although weight loss is a positive outcome of behavioral intention, weight maintenance remains a challenge for many who attempt to lose weight
Childhood obesity is a real and serious problem with many of the same effects as adult obesity
We are long overdue for a cultural shift in how society views and treats people with obesity
The link between obesity and diabetes is incontrovertible, with 90 percent of type 2 diabetics being overweight or obese.