Almost a decade after obesity was formally classified a disease, coverage policies still disregard the impact of the complex chronic disease. But that could soon change.
Childhood obesity – worsened by a year of lockdowns and loosely structured online school – is on the rise.
From fat shaming to self-love, America’s debate over weight often overlooks a critical point. Obesity is a dangerous and chronic health condition that drives both cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes. So explains, “Root Cause,” a joint policy paper released by the Diabetes Policy Collaborative, the Alliance for Patient Access and the Partnership to Advance […]
Heart disease and Type 2 diabetes aren’t just common. They commonly occur together. So why does the health care system force patients with both conditions to treat one disease at a time?
Americans may soon have a new tool in the fight against obesity.