Obesity and the dangers to the American population

Obesity is a disease that affects at least 39 million Americans. More than one quarter of all adults and about one in five children today are overweight. Some people are more vulnerable to obesity than others. Each year obesity causes at least 300,000 excess deaths in the U.S. and costs...

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Diabetes Epidemic Of The 21st Century

INTRODUCTION On December 20th 2006, the United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution 61/225. This landmark Resolution “recognizes diabetes as a chronic, debilitating and costly disease………….that poses severe threats for the entire world.” The Resolution proposed by the United Nations on diabetes was necessary because it is fast emerging as, probably,...

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