A BMI in excess of 25 negatively affects overall health

Two of the most common diseases associated with obesity are Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

An estimated 1.9 million new cases of diabetes is diagnosed every year

The cost for treating diabetes has risen to an estimated annual cost of $245 billion in 2012

In the U.S. about 77.9 million (1 out of every 3) adults have high blood pressure.

-The American Heart Association

69% of people who experience a heart attack, 77% who experience a first stroke, 74% who experience congestive heart failure, all have high blood pressure.

- American DIABETES Association

The estimated direct and indirect cost of high blood pressure in 2009 is $51.0 billion.

Obesity Costs Companies Billions in Lost Productivity

Overweight Workers' Absenteeism Costs more than $153 Billion in lost productivity annually.

-According to a recent Gallup Poll

Obese workers cost companies 42 percent more in medical expenditures.

– Southeast Missourian

The American Medical Association has officially recognized obesity as a disease.

– The New York Times, June 2013

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1. A BMI in excess of 25 negatively affects overall health.

2. Two of the most common diseases associated with obesity are Diabetes and High Blood Pressure.

3. An estimated 1.9 million new cases of diabetes is diagnosed every year.

4. The cost for treating diabetes has risen to an estimated annual cost of $245 billion in 2012.

5. In the United States, about 77.9 million (1 out of every 3) adults have high blood pressure. -The American Heart Association

6. 69% of people who experience a heart attack, 77% who experience a first stroke, 74% who experience congestive heart failure, all have high blood pressure. -American Diabetes Association

7. The estimated direct and indirect cost of high blood pressure in 2009 is $51.0 billion.

8. Obesity Costs Companies Billions in Lost Productivity

9. Overweight Workers’ Absenteeism Costs more than $153 Billion in lost productivity annually. -According to a recent Gallup Poll

10. Obese workers cost companies 42 percent more in medical expenditures. -Southeast Missourian

11. The American Medical Association has officially recognized obesity as a disease. -The New York Times, June 2013