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  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morbid_obesity
  • Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems.[1][2] In Western countries, people are considered obe...
  • http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/dia...
  • Overweight and obesity together make up one of the leading preventable causes of death in the U.S. Obesity is a chronic disease that can seriously affect your health.
  • http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/nutritional-disorders/ob...
  • Treatment includes lifestyle modification (eg, in diet, physical activity, and behavior) and, for certain patients, drugs or bariatric (weight-loss) surgery.
  • http://www.gastro.org/info_for_patients/2012/11/30/understanding-...
  • Many doctors and scientists feel that obesity is a disease because of the way it harms the body.
  • http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_conditions/obesity/...
  • Obesity is defined as an excess proportion of total body fat.
  • http://www.drugs.com/mcd/obesity
  • Obesity is a complex disorder involving an excessive amount of body fat.
  • http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/obesity...
  • How is NCI studying and supporting research on obesity and cancer risk, and supporting research to understand the populations most at risk?
  • http://patient.info/health/obesity-and-overweight-in-children
  • If your child is overweight or obese, they have an increased risk of developing various health problems.
  • http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement...
  • The prevalence of obesity in the United States has increased from 15% in 1980 to 36% in 2010.2 The prevalence of extreme obesity (BMI , 40 kg/m2) is 4.4% in men and 8.2% in women.
  • http://www.cancer.ca/en/cancer-information/cancer-101/what-is-a-r...
  • An unhealthy diet that is too high in calories and lack of regular physical activity can lead to being overweight and obese.
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