TITLE

Numbers of Extremely Obese Soar

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Jun2007, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at a Rand Corp. study, which found that the biggest growing segment of overweight people in the U.S. is the group that is extremely obese. The report, to be published in the journal "Public Health," writes that the population of Americans with a Body Mass Index of 50 or more increased significantly between the years 2000 and 2005. The article discusses weight-loss strategies such as bariatric surgery.
ACCESSION #
25249608

 

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