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Obesity

Obesity, which has reached epidemic proportions in the US, according to the Surgeon General, has a far-ranging negative effect on health. Persons 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.

If you cannot find the information in which you are interested, please visit the Diabetes Online Resources page in this Web site for an Internet/World Wide Web address that may contain additional information on that topic.

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