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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

 

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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. 

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