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Obesity and Health Problems

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)/Heartburn
    Gastroesophageal reflux is the return of acidic stomach juices, or food and fluids, back up into the esophagus.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Type 2 Diabetes
    A person with type 2 diabetes either can't make enough insulin or can't properly use it.