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People who are obese are at greater risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and osteoarthritis, among other health problems.
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Medical Treatment for Obesity
Medical Treatment for Obesity Medical treatment overview You may need to see your healthcare provider for help in losing weight if your own efforts have failed or if you have other medical conditions that make it crucial for you to lose weight. You may need to take prescription medicine if you have obesity-related health problems. Many people take over-the-counter or alternative medicine supplements in an attempt to lose weight. But to keep the weight off for the long term, you'll need to change your un...