In a 2015 survey of more than 9,000 people, as reported by The Obesity Society, three out of four consumers said that they are not covered for necessary, evidence-based obesity treatment services, including access to a dietitian, medical weight management, bariatric surgery or obesity drugs.
Insurance companies are not reimbursing this kind of team-based care, Dr. Holst said. “Usually if it’s done, patients are paying cash, or are grant-funded, or a health care system is paying money to get it started.”
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We need to stop fat shaming and find the cause and not treat the symptoms
by jb123 17 months ago
My husband has grown complacently obese. I don't find him sexually attractive anymore. Any advice?His obesity affects our sex life to where I don't want to be with him anymore. I've given him seven years of the 13 we've been together to take steps to change. He says I'm shallow...
by Hui (蕙) 7 years ago
"While depression will affect more than 16 percent of Canadian women at some point in their lives (at a rate of 1.5 times that of men.) Researchers have observed that those who are obese are more likely to become depressed, and those who are depressed are more likely to become obese."...
by wildorangeflower 7 years ago
-- read this -http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100923/ap_ … ing_fatter
by Mick Maven 8 years ago
It has come to my attention that some people in this world have been treating the global health issue of obesity as if it were a capital crime. For example, some people sometimes don’t like to hang out or communicate with over-weight people because of their weight. We also falsely accuse them of...
by ngureco 5 years ago
Even if you don’t fear God, would you complain for sitting next to an obese person in an airplane?Even if you don’t fear god, would you complain publicly for sitting next to an obese person in an airplane? And since obesity is a medical condition, would you support airlines in passing to you,...
by TMMason 7 years ago
Well?...I guess we could just give the lil babies to the State at birth. That seems to be where the Leant Leftists end up anyway... so why fight it.---"(AP) CHICAGO - Should parents of extremely obese children lose custody for not controlling their kids' weight? A provocative...
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