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This month’s IN-FOCUS is the chronic overweight and obesity that affects more than 160 million adults and nearly 30% percent of children and adolescents in the United States. That’s almost 13% of the global total for overweight and obese adults.
Being overweight or obese increases your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, fatty liver disease, kidney disease, and other health issues. Additional risks include Incontinence, Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease, Joint Damage, and risk of Falls.