Obesity is a condition that occurs if you weigh more than is healthy.
Obesity is diagnosed by measuring your height and weight in consideration of your body type.
Obesity is treated using many approaches and can include:
If you are overweight and would like to improve your health, contact one of our family medicine locations to schedule an appointment.
In addition to appointments with a doctor for medical evaluation, we can help with nutrition and exercise consultation and other services to help you manage your weight.
Visit the Health Library for additional information about obesity:
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