Obesity as Disease a Welcome Designation For Some
For medical professionals, the designation of obesity as a disease makes sense. At Gundersen Health Systems in La Crosse, dietician Marisa Pruitt says obesity is as much of a disease as cancer or diabetes. A disease that can be passed along from generation to generation
The American Medical Association this week has designated obesity as a disease. Pruitt believes that will eventually lead to insurance companies paying for obesity treatment.