Obesity Related Co-morbidities which can be improved or reversed with a Bariatrician’s help

Excerpts from ASBP Position On Obesity and Healthcare Reform

Overweight, obesity and abnormal fat cell function is an epidemic chronic progressive complex medical disease.* Therefore it should be treated by physicians in a manner similar to other chronic medical conditions.

The co-morbidities associated with obesity can be life-threatening or, at a minimum, pose healthrisks.* Co-morbidities which may be improved or reversed
with treatment include:

– heart disease
– Type 2 diabetes
– hypertension
– peripheral vascular disease
– hyperlipidemia
– hypertriglyceridemia
– atherogenic dyslipidemia
– metabolic syndrome
– asthma
– hiatal hernia
– gastroesophageal reflux disease
– nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and cirrhosis
– stress incontinency
– polycystic ovarian syndrome
– depression
– sleep apnea
– orthopedic impact, particularly on the hips, knees, ankles, feet and back

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