Medicare Weight Loss Surgery

Medicare for Weight Loss Surgery

Medicare programs provide health-care coverage for people who are 65 years and older, those under 65 with specific disabilities, and people of any age with permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant. It also covers some bariatric surgical procedures, such as gastric bypass surgery and laparoscopic banding surgery, when you meet certain conditions…

Mexico Obesity 2017

Mexico Obesity Statistics 2017

México has been trying to tackle the rising incidence of obesity among its population. The problem is becoming worse with time. Obesity is not only affecting Mexico but all the developed countries of the world because of access to fat-inducing food items and lack of adequate physical activity. Mexico’s Obesity Epidemic: 2017 Some important statistics…

Canada's Obesity Statistics

Canada Obesity Statistics, Facts 2017

Seven million Canadians are living with obesity, but according to the Canadian Obesity Network, there is not enough support for providing access to treatment. As much as obesity is recognized as a chronic disease, besides being told to lose weight by your doctor you’re pretty much on your own. Seven million Canadians are living with…

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Australia Obesity Statistics in 2017

  In medical terminology, overweight is a condition where a person’s body mass index (BMI) falls between 25 and 30 while a person with a BMI of 30 or more is termed as obese. Morbid obesity is the condition where a person’s weight interferes with the normal functioning of their body. Obesity in Australia is…