Get Fit: Obesity as a medical diagnosis

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by New Day Producers

KING5.com

Posted on July 11, 2013 at 1:38 PM

Updated Monday, Jul 22 at 10:44 AM

Dr. Emily Cooper from Seattle Performance Medicine joined Margaret to talk about the recent classification of Obesity as a medical condition by the American Medical Association, and what this means for doctors, health insurers and most importantly, the people who struggle with weight issues on a daily basis.

Dr. Cooper also talked about her newly formed Diabesity Research Foundation, which aims to help people understand the root causes of their weight issues and pinpoint the correct treatments.

For more information about Seattle Performance Medicine, please click here.

For more informationa bout the Diabesity Research Foundation, please click here.

To read more about the AMA's Obesity classification, please click here.

 

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