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  1. 1. Examining the Data
  2. 2. Obesity in US Adults More than 1/3 of Americans are obese http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db82.pdf
  3. 3. Obesity in US Children More than 1/3 of Americans are obese
  4. 4. Predicted Obesity Experts estimate that 51% of Americans will be obese by 2030. Just the increase in obesity rates between 2010 and 2030 is estimated to cost $549 billion in medical expenses.
  5. 5. Deaths Attributable to Lifestyle http://www.realclearscience.com/journal_club/2013/03/01/top_10_causes_of_death_in_the_us_106473.html
  6. 6. Cost Chronic, preventable disease = 75¢ of every healthcare dollar
  7. 7. Department of Defense Spending $1.6 billion/year on obesityrelated illnesses $1.6 billion/year on smokingrelated illnesses http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/post/defense-has-a-health-care-spending-problem/2012/01/06/gIQAWI4PfP_blog.html
  8. 8. Death Attributable to Smoking

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