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Did you know the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare, manadates health insurance coverage for obesity under preventive care? ...

Did you know the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare, manadates health insurance coverage for obesity under preventive care?
Did you know your weight can affect up to 50 different medical problems and put a drag on your personal finances as it increases both direct and indirect costs?
Did you know your health insurance premiums are higher with being obese or overweight?
Fortunately, you can lose weight fast and safe without any procedures under the care of an obesity medicine weight loss physician such as the W8MD medical weight loss centers physicians and your insurance might cover the cost of the visits, thanks to Obamacare or Affordable Care Act that mandates all health insurances to cover weight loss visits under preventive care.

Learn about the amazing health benefits of weight loss in this presentation!

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Top 10 health benefits of weight loss - losing weight with Obamacare insurance Top 10 health benefits of weight loss - losing weight with Obamacare insurance Presentation Transcript

  • TOP 10 REASONS TO LOSE WEIGHT! P R A B R . T U M PA T I , M D FOUNDER, W8MD MEDICAL WEIGHT LOSS CENTERS
  • WHY LOSE WEIGHT? W H AT A R E T H E B E N E F I T S O F W E I G H T L O S S ? • FIRST, LOOK AT THE STAGGERING NUMBERS • Deaths: an estimated 300,000 deaths per year in the United States are attributable to obesity
  • 70% ARE OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE! • According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than one-third of U.S. adults (35.7%) are obese and another third are in the overweight category, with a total of 70 percent in obese or overweight category.
  • M E D I C A L C O N D I T I O N S R E L AT E D T O O B E S I T Y • Obesity-related medical conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some of the leading causes of preventable death.
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  • COST OF OBESITY • The annual medical cost of obesity in the U.S. was estimated to be $147 billion in 2008 U.S. dollars; • Medical costs for people who are obese were approximately $1,429 higher than those of normal weight
  • TOP REASONS TO LOSE WEIGHT • Improved quality of life! • Obesity can affect the quality of life through limited mobility and decreased physical endurance as well as through social, academic, and job discrimination.
  • Heart COST OF OBE
  • CONFUSED? W8MD CAN HELP!
  • S M A L L W E I G H T L O S S , B I G H E A LT H G A I N S ! • Weight loss, as modest as 5 to 15% of total body weight in a person who is overweight or obese, reduces the risk factors for some diseases, particularly heart disease.
  • LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE RISK • Weight loss can result in lower blood pressure, lower blood sugar, and improved cholesterol levels.
  • ACANTHOSIS OF TH SIGN OF INSULIN R
  • IS THIS YOUR NECK
  • AMAZING BENEFITS OF WEIGHT LOSS! • BENEFITS OF • WEIGHT LOSS
  • ARE RELATED SO WE ADDRESS BOTH! SLEEP PROBLEMS AND WEIGHT GAIN
  • O T H E R H E A LT H B E N E F I T S O F W E I G H T L O S S • Overweight and obesity are associated with increased risks of gall bladder disease, incontinence, sleep apnea, increased surgical risk, and depression.
  • 3 5 % O F A D U LT S H A V E M E TA B O L I C S Y N D R O M E • Obesity is associated with elevated triglycerides (blood fat) and decreased HDL cholesterol ("good cholesterol”), prediabetes, hypertension, a combination called metabolic syndrome.
  • A M A Z I N G R E S U LT S
  • REDUCED BIRTH DEFECTS, AND INCREASED FERTILITY • Obesity during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of birth defects, particularly neural tube defects, such as spina bifida. • Obesity in premenopausal women is associated with irregular menstrual cycles and infertility.
  • ZERO NUTRITIONAL VA L U E
  • C O M P L I C AT I O N S O F P R E G N A N C Y • Obesity during pregnancy is associated with increased risk of death in both the baby and the mother and increases the risk of maternal high blood pressure by 10 times.
  • G E S TAT I O N A L D I A B E T E S A N D O B E S I T Y • In addition to many other complications, women who are obese during pregnancy are more likely to have gestational diabetes and problems with labor and delivery.
  • PA R T N E R S H I P S T H AT C O U N T ! CUSTOMIZED WEIGHT LOSS PLAN THAT WORKS FOR YOU!
  • BETTER BIRTH WEIGHTS OF CHILDREN • Infants born to women who are obese during pregnancy are more likely to be high birthweight and, therefore, may face a higher rate of Cesarean section delivery and low blood sugar (which can be associated with brain damage and seizures).
  • H I G H G LY C E M I C F O O D S C A U S E SUGAR RUSH & CRASH
  • ARTHRITIS ! • For every 2-pound increase in weight, the risk of developing arthritis is increased by 9 to 13%. • Symptoms of arthritis can improve with weight loss.
  • B R E AT H I N G P R O B L E M S • Sleep apnea (interrupted breathing while sleeping) is more common in obese persons. • Obesity is associated with a higher prevalence of asthma.
  • REDUCED RISK OF CANCER! • Increased risk for some types of cancer including endometrial (cancer of the lining of the uterus), colon, gall bladder, prostate, kidney, and postmenopausal breast cancer. • Women gaining more than 20 pounds from age 18 to midlife double their risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, compared to women whose weight remains stable.
  • W H AT ’ S Y O U R B O D Y M A S S I N D E X ?
  • DIABETES • A weight gain of 11 to 18 pounds increases a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes to twice that of individuals who have not gained weight. • Over 80% of people with diabetes are overweight or obese
  • HEART DISEASE • The incidence of heart disease (heart attack, congestive heart failure, sudden cardiac death, angina or chest pain, and abnormal heart rhythm) is increased in persons who are overweight or obese (BMI > 25).*
  • T H E FA I L E D F O O D P Y R A M I D SUITS SUMO WRESTLERS, NOT AMERICAN PEOPLE!
  • M O R TA L I T Y O R P R E M AT U R E D E AT H • According to the US Surgeon General, individuals who are obese (BMI > 30)* have a 50 to 100% increased risk of premature death from all causes, compared to individuals with a healthy weight.
  • 50 MEDICAL PROBLEMS • Even small weight gain of 10 to 20 pounds for a person of average height) increases the risk of over 50 medical problems and death, particularly among adults aged 30 to 64 years.
  • C U R E F O R C R O U C H P O TAT O E S
  • HOW CAN W8MD MEDICAL WEIGHT LOSS CENTERS OF AMERICA HELP? • Physician supervised • No surgery • Very Low Calorie Diets • Appetite suppressants • Accept most insurances
  • BESIDES YOUR WEIGHT? W H AT H A V E Y O U G O T T O L O S E ?
  • C O N TA C T W 8 M D ! • NYC Insurance Weight Loss Center: 2003, Bath Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11214 Ph: 1-718-946-5500 • Philadelphia Insurance Weight Loss Center: 1718, Welsh Rd, Philadelphia, PA, 19115 Ph: 1-215-676-2334 • King Of Prussia Weight Loss Center: 987 Old Eagle School Rd, Ste 712, Wayne, PA, 19087 Ph: 1-800-986-3007
  • THINK W8MD FOR W8LOSS! • www.w8md.com • youtube.com/w8md • facebook.com/w8mdusa • twitter.com/w8md
  • we become what we eat!
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  • P R A B R . T U M PAT MEDICAL DIREC