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650m

Adults are living with obesity globally¹

  

~200

Disorders are associated with obesity²

  

By 2030

1.12 billion people worldwide are predicted to live with obesity³

  

4m

Premature deaths were associated with high BMI in 2015⁴

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References

1World Health Organization. 2018. Obesity and overweight.[Online] Available at: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs311/en/ [Accessed February 2019].

2Yuen, M.M., et al. (n.d.). A systematic review and evaluation of current evidence reveals 236 obesity-associated disorders. Massachusetts General Hospital & George Washington University. [Poster presentation]

3Kelly, T et al. 2008. Global burden of obesity in 2005 and projections to 2030. International Journal of Obesity. 32: 1431-1437

4The GBD 2015 Obesity Collaborators. 2017. Health effects of overweight and obesity in 195 countries over 25 years. The New England Journal of Medicine; 377 (1): 13-27