1.1 Clinical Benefits of Weight Loss
Key Points
  • Obesity is a chronic relapsing progressive disease defined by abnormal or excessive adiposity that may impair health.
  • Improved ability to engage in activities of daily living such as improved mobility and reduction in symptoms of joint pain, bladder incontinence and obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Several metabolic benefits of weight loss including decreased insulin resistance, blood glucose, cholesterol and fatty liver.
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