Concerning Statistics on Obesity Infographic Published by L.A. Bariatrics

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L.A. Bariatrics recently published on their website an infographic with concerning percentages regarding obesity in the United States of America.

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Weight loss surgery is a life changing experience. It is so exciting to be able to offer the patients hope.

The title of the infographic recently posted on the website of L.A. Bariatrics is Obesity in United States of America. The graphical representation containing statistical data on obesity levels in United States shows concerning numbers regarding obesity.

It is estimated that there are 280.000 adult deaths in the U.S. every year because of obesity or problems related to overweight. According to the infographic more than half of the adults in the U.S. are overweight. The total percentage of overweight adults in the United States is 54.9%, meaning that 97.1 million people over the age of 20 are overweight. There are 46.9 million overweight women living in the U.S. today. In US 50.2 million men are overweight.

These numbers increase continuously every year and are also affecting children being overweight; childhood obesity reaching a high percentage as well of 25%.

While as mentioned above, more than half of the American adults are overweight, more than a quarter of them reached the state of obesity.

The purpose of this infographic is not only information, numbers and statistics, it is meant to be a wake-up call. Overweight tends to develop related conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, respiratory disorders, joint pain, heart conditions, infertility and diabetes.

Visit to view the full infographic on obesity in US. The full infographic includes statistics and representational charts and data on:

  • overweight adults in US
  • obese adults in US
  • healthy weight adults in US
  • obesity divided by minorities
  • mortality rates

For those who are obese and have tried and failed traditional weight loss methods may be eligible for surgical procedures if they meet the candidacy requirements.

“Weight loss surgery is a life changing experience. It is so exciting to be able to offer the patients hope.” – said Dr. Korman.

About L.A. Bariatrics & Dr. Jeremy Korman
Dr. Jeremy Korman is the medical director at L.A. Bariatrics a weight loss program located in Marina Del Rey. Dr. Korman has successfully performed over 1,000 surgical weight loss procedures on patients from all over the United States. He and his multidisciplinary team focus on helping bariatric patients to achieve their weight loss goals and live a healthy life. The L.A. Bariatrics team combines exceptional surgical outcomes with individually targeted nutritional and physical exercise guidelines as well as emotional support.

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