Obesity has a far-ranging negative effect on health. People who are overweight or obese are at increased risk for developing many different health conditions, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and bone and joint disease.
Listed in the directory below are some topics related to obesity, for which we have provided a brief overview.
Overview of Obesity
Treatment of Obesity
Obesity Treatment Overview
Medical Treatment for Obesity
Surgical Treatment for Obesity
Gastric Bypass (Malabsorptive) Surgery
Gastric Stapling (Restrictive) Surgery
Maintaining Weight Loss
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