Obesity or simply being overweight can increase the risk of many health problems including: hypertension, type 2 diabetes, cardiac disease, osteoarthritis, fatty liver disease, sleep apnea, complications in pregnancy, and kidney disease. A person is considered obese if their BMI is >30. A BMI of 25 to 29.9 is considered overweight. Helping your patient reduce their risk of having the above diseases starts with weight reduction. Although weight management is difficult to control, it is much smarter and more effective to reduce weight and prevent the onset and progression of these potential diseases. Providing your patient with a comprehensive program using Ideal Life’s weight scale, blood pressure monitor and engagement tools is key to the treatment and management of Obesity.
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