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Obesity and Health Problems

  • Metabolic Syndrome

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

  • Metabolic Syndrome Worksheet

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

  • Type 2 Diabetes

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

  • 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.

  • Risks of Physical Inactivity

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

  • Sleep Apnea

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

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)/Heartburn

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