5 Ways to Get Involved with Obesity Care Week

Published: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

by: Anna H. Powell, MD

Obesity affects more than 800 million people worldwide and annually, over 30% of healthcare costs are spent treating obesity related conditions! There are 230 diseases and disorders linked to obesity. Can you believe over half of people with obesity have never spoken to their healthcare provider about it? By 2030, over 50% of older adults will be affected by obesity if no change is made today.