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Perhaps no other medical condition has been more misunderstood, mistreated or misrepresented than obesity. According to the National Institutes of Health, morbid or clinically severe obesity - at least 100 pounds over ideal body weight - is a serious disease. Individuals who suffer from obesity are at risk for such life-threatening conditions as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, infertility, orthopaedic problems, gall bladder disease and sleep apnea.

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