Obesity is a medical condition that occurs when a person carries excess weight or body fat that might affect their health. It isn’t just about appearance. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer that are some of the leading causes of preventable, premature death.
Talk to your doctor before starting any diet or exercise regimen. He or she will help you create a plan that will help you lose weight in a healthy way. Understand that it is a lifelong commitment to proper diet and exercise habits. Your doctor may recommend you see specialists including dietitians and psychologists. Your doctor may recommend surgery.
Managing Your Condition
In addition to the diet and exercise plan you and your doctor create, you can:
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