A Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease Grand Rounds presented by Gustavo Fernandez Ranvier, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Surgery
The UK is the ‘fattest’ country in Europe. The number of obese adults is forecast to rise by 73% over the next 20 years from to 26 million people, resulting in more than a million extra cases of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Obesity is also no longer a condition that just affects older people, although the likelihood does increase with age, and increasing numbers of young people have been diagnosed with obesity.
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