Obesity is a major health problem plaguing people in the United States and across the globe. More than two out of three adults in the U.S. are overweight or obese, with obesity affecting 35.7% of the adult population. Adult obesit rates have doubled in the past 30 years.
Being overweight or obese can affect your mobility and interfere with your ability to lead a healthy lifestyle. Additionally, being overweight or obese can also lead to severe complica- tions. There are many risks involved with obesity including diabetes, hypertension, obstructive sleep apnea, back pain, joint pain, reflux, infertility, among others.
To learn more about obesity and the variety of surgical weight loss options, contact the Backus Weight Loss Center to register for a free informational session. We look forward to meeting you.