Obesity affects nearly every system in your body resulting in numerous associated health risks such as Type II Diabetes and Heart Disease. Reducing your weight and keeping it off can help you to reduce your risk of developing obesity-related health conditions and may help you to improve or resolve the ones you may already have. It is important that you take control of your weight before you have more to lose: Your risk of hypertension, Type 2 diabetes and even death increase as your BMI increases.53,54

Click on a circled area of the body or select an obesity-related health condition from the list, to understand how weight loss positively affects these conditions.