Evidence-based facts that show prevention of chronic conditions by addressing obesity
Roughly 604 million adults have obesity worldwide. Obesity is associated with significant increase in the risk of development of diabetes mellitus, hypertension, dyslipidemia, heart disease, stroke, sleep apnea, and cancer. Obesity is a ticking time bomb for life-threatening conditions like heart attacks and stroke. Losing weight is crucial to prevent chronic conditions and serious complications. Losing weight the right way and maintaining it with a healthy diet and increased physical activity are particularly important aspects. Creda health app is a tool that can help gain control over obesity with AI-driven notifications and individualized care plans put together by our multidisciplinary care team. Clinical trial – Diabetes Prevention Program has shown that there was a 16 percent reduction in diabetes risk for every kilogram reduction in weight.
Link – https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/11832527/
There was 22 to 26% reduction in relative risk of developing hypertension with Sustained weight loss of 6.8 kg or more as observed by Framingham Heart Study
Link – https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15956011/ Balanced diet and physical exercise may reduce liver fat causing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in obese children. Link – https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20562718/