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Health Risks of Overweight and Obesity

Overweight and obesity increase health risks from hypertension, dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, stroke, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea and respiratory problems, and certain cancers.  Higher body weights are also associated with increases in all-cause mortality.

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