Losing weight can help you achieve Tip #25: Saving Money at the Doctor’s Office. “A person who is obese has annual medical costs $1,429 higher than someone of a normal weight, according to the CDC.” – Bankrate.com Losing weight can reduce your risk factors for things like diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and […]
Obesity and Health Insurance: Is it a pre-existing condition?
Earlier this year in June, the American Medical Association voted to classify obesity as a disease. That’s right, not just a marker for disease, but a disease it’s self. Obviously this could affect how obesity is figured into the care Americans receive and also health insurance costs. I thought that as we usher in the […]