Obesity and Diabetes

Obesity and Diabetes

If you are overweight or obese you have a much higher chance of developing diabetes.  Obesity and diabetes are closely linked in that overweight people are at high risk of developing Type II Diabetes, a condition caused by a combination of your pancreas failing to produce enough quantity of the hormone insulin and/or the body’s…

The Financial Impact of Obesity
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The Financial Impact of Obesity

Being obese comes with an increased risk of developing certain types of cancer, coronary artery disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease and significant increases in early mortality. What’s less known is the financial impact of obesity. From additional health bills, lost productivity at work and reduced employment opportunities due to discrimination, obesity can hit your…