Is Obesity a Chronic Disease?

Obesity is a chronic disease, affecting about 36.5 percent of adults in the United States. It’s often linked to a myriad of conditions, including heart disease, hypertension, some types of cancer, type 2 diabetes, joint disease, and many more. While many people blame...

Obesity Facts

Obesity is prevalent in America. According to the CDC, about 78 million Americans are obese. The American Society in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) estimates that about 24 million Americans are morbidly obese. What is obesity? Obesity is categorized as having...