Digestible Balloon Therapy

Rising Rates of Obesity

The caption for this graphic while true is somewhat misleading in that the overweight category represents more of a steady change than a true lack of change. The normal weight category, not shown on the slide, is decreasing at the rate of increase of the obese and extremely obese. These individuals are apparently coming from for the most part from the overweight category and normal individuals are moving into the overweight category to maintain the apparent steady state.

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