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Obesity and Health Problems

  1. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)/Heartburn

    Gastroesophageal reflux is the return of acidic stomach juices, or food and fluids, back up into the esophagus.

  2. Metabolic Syndrome

    Most people who have metabolic syndrome have insulin resistance. This may be a beginning of the development of type 2 diabetes.

  3. Metabolic Syndrome Worksheet

    To help manage your condition, fill in the dates on which you had or will have the following tests or checkups.

  4. Risks of Physical Inactivity

    Lack of physical activity has clearly been shown to be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

  5. Sleep Apnea

    Sleep apnea is a breathing disorder in which a person experiences brief interruptions of breathing during sleep.

  6. Take Action to Beat Heart Disease

    Even if you already have atherosclerosis or have had a heart attack, there’s a lot you can do to prevent future heart problems.

  7. Type 2 Diabetes

    A person with type 2 diabetes either can't make enough insulin or can't properly use it.