Risk Associated With Obesity

A person who generally has a BMI of 30 or more is diagnosed as obese.  The National Institutes of Health report that obesity may considerably reduce life expectancy and is associated with an increased risk of developing conditions or disease such as: 

  • Hypertension
  • Stroke
  • Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Diabetes
  • Joint Problems
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Respiratory Problems 

Contact us at 229-353-BAND to learn more about the risks of obesity and how Lap-Band can help you achieve a healthy boady weight. 

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