Obesity

Obesity is a complex disorder. It is caused by multiple factors, both environmental and inherited, including excessive calorie and food intake, decreased physical activity and genetic influences. READ MORE

Obesity

Jessi Mcdonald

Thanks to TikTok, I Was Able to Afford the Anti-Obesity Medication That Changed My Life

I’m grateful for the online discount that helped me get the treatment I needed

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With Obesity on the Rise, Why Are Treatments So Hard to Get?

Insurance policies and healthcare shortages stand in the way of obesity treatment

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Anti-Obesity Medications Are All the Buzz

Everyone — including Oprah — is talking about weight loss drugs. Here’s what you need to know.

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How to Support a Loved One Living with Obesity

Learn about the different ways you can support someone living with obesity

Melissa Jordan, R.N.

Anti-Obesity Medication Stopped My Obsessive Thoughts About Food and Helped Me Become a Stronger Woman

For me, the mental benefits of taking an anti-obesity medication are just as important as the physical benefits

Choosing Health Insurance Coverage If You’re Living with Obesity

Choosing Health Insurance Coverage If You’re Living with Obesity

Quick tips for how to navigate health insurance coverage for obesity care

Selección de la cobertura de tu seguro médico si vives con obesidad

Selección de la cobertura de tu seguro médico si vives con obesidad

Resumen de consejos para investigar la cobertura de seguros médicos para la atención de la obesidad

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Health Insurance 101: How to Choose Health Insurance When You’re Living with Obesity

If you’re living with obesity, these are the 6 questions you need to ask when choosing health insurance

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The Central Crux to American Health: Obesity

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Ask the Expert: Covid and Obesity: When Two Pandemics Collide

Ask the Expert: Covid and Obesity: When Two Pandemics Collide

Ilana Redmond, M.D., talks about the impact of obesity on the severity of Covid-19 and what you can do to prevent it

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Covid and Obesity: How to Reduce Risk Factors

The worst of the pandemic is over, but obesity remains a Covid risk factor

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