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MOVE! Weight Management Program
Why MOVE Health
Why MOVE Health
Overweight and obese individuals are at increased risk for:
High blood pressure, hypertension
High blood cholesterol, dyslipidemia
Type 2 (non-insulin dependent) diabetes
Insulin resistance, glucose intolerance
Coronary heart disease
Congestive heart failure
Cholescystitis and cholelithiasis
Obstructive sleep apnea and respiratory problems
Some types of cancer (such as endometrial, breast, prostate, and colon)
Complications of pregnancy such as; gestational diabetes, gestational hypertension and preeclampsia as well as complications in operative delivery (i.e., c-sections).
Poor female reproductive health (such as menstrual irregularities, infertility, irregular ovulation)
Bladder control problems (such as stress incontinence)
Uric acid nephrolithiasis
Psychological disorders (such as depression, eating disorders, distorted body image, and low self-esteem)
Source: CDC Health Consequences*
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