Tag: <span>Obesity</span>

It’s now around seven and a half months since my Gastric Bypass surgery, and so far I’ve lost a total of 40.3 kg (6 st 5 lbs). And as of today, I’ve also dropped down into a new BMI category. My BMI this morning is officially 34.9, so I dropped…

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Obesity has been identified as one of the significant risk factors for people catching the COVID-19 coronavirus. Here in Ireland, the vaccine rollout is being done in groups, which starts with: Group 1 – People ages 65 years and older who live in long-term care facilities Group 2 – Frontline…

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It’s well reported in the media that older people are more at risk from serious complications if they catch COVID-19. However researchers are have also identified that obese people are also a high-risk group. The reason that obese people are at such a high risk is because they are more…

Sickness

We are launching a new World Obesity Day on March 4, 2020, to call for a global response to this critical challenge. Obesity is now a global crisis that affects 650 million people worldwide, but is poorly understood. The complexity of the disease, the challenge of developing sustainable solutions and the…

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