Chronic Disease and Obesity.wmv


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Transcript:
>> SYKES: LET'S TALK A LITTLE BIT ABOUT, MS. GRAHAM, FOLKS WHO ARE OBESE
OR OVERWEIGHT, ARE THEY At GREATER RISK FOR CONTRACTING
CHRONIC ILLNESSES AND HOW CAN THEY ELIMINATE THAT RISK?
>> GRAHAM: THEY CERTAINLY ARE. A VARIETY OF CANCERS, HEART
DISEASE, STROKE, AS WELL AS DIABETES, DEVELOPING TYPE 2
DIABETES WHICH WE'RE NOW SEEING IN YOUNGER AND YOUNGER CHILDREN,
WHICH USED TO BE COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS ADULT ON SET
DIABETES. AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND
HEALTHY EATING ARE TWO OF THE BEST WAYS TO COMBAT OBESITY AND
OVERWEIGHT AND REDUCE YOUR RISK OF THOSE CHRONIC DISEASES.
THAT'S SOMETHING THAT EVERYONE SHOULD CONSULT WITH THEIR
PHYSICIAN ON.
>> SYKES: AND THE ISSUE PARTICULARLY WITH CHILDREN IS THAT ARE YOU
SEEING NOW ILLNESS IN CHILDREN THAT USED TO BE ILLNESS JUST THAT YOU
SAW IN ADULTS?
>> GRAHAM: ESPECIALLY WITH THE TYPE 2 DIABETES, YES.
>> SYKES: ALL RIGHT.