Overweight and Obesity
Overview of Obesity
Obesity is a serious, chronic disease that can inflict substantial harm to a person’s health. Learn about obesity causes and obesity health effects.
Most people who have metabolic syndrome have insulin resistance. This may be a beginning of the development of type 2 diabetes.
The Threat of Metabolic Syndrome
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of risk factors that greatly raises your risk for heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
Metabolic Syndrome: Lowering Your Heart Disease Risk
Control your blood pressure, keep your cholesterol in check, and take your medicine as prescribed.
Understanding Compulsive Overeating
The disorder may develop when others make repeated negative comments about a person's weight.