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-- back there are right a new report on a frightening trend the health of Americans I have a feeling this won't come as a surprise according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control.
More than a third of adults in our country are obese.
But the number's gonna grow it's expected to go up to 42%.
Doctor somebody I just canceled my lunch because.
What do we do about we talk about this and again and again and people aren't changing their eating habits.
Look I think this is not even in the health care problem this is a real crisis and you talk about the cost of this on health care.
Billion dollar on health care just as a result of obesity because it diabetes and high blood pressure everything absolutely it absolutely if you look at for example to overweight cost every year comfort to someone who's healthy is about 2000 -- more.
Obese person cost about 3000 dollars more and all of -- morbid -- is about 5000.
-- that -- -- -- how many times you've talked about smoking that's not good for you.
As you mentioned smoking causes lung cancer and that only adds about 12100 dollars a year.
That's -- obesity now surpassing small -- now.
Your point is well taken because when you talk about obesity you talk about -- won't disease we're talking about high blood pressure.
Diabetes cardiovascular stroke sleep apnea and on and on and on so now.
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The institute of medicine -- what -- five great recommendation and I'm sure you're waiting for it is the first one is.
It -- physical activity on your daily routine this is going to be reinforced.
On and on the next thing is to make sure that used to hearing from all these sugary.
Diets and drinks as soft -- the next one is really to market this and are putting a lot of investment to -- to get this message out.
And finally get the health care workers doctors nurses now -- urologists I talked to my pitches about the obesity.
And finally we're gonna go to school I make that into a focal point because childhood obesity.
Is a nightmare and I think we are making good progress -- these new guidelines.
Jamie the statistic you gave.
Right now we're -- less than a third and that's gonna cost 550.
Billion dollars more for health care cost.
150 billion dollars over twenty years just from obesity alone because of the diseases David mentioned that I treat every -- high blood pressure diabetes.
Stroke back pain every bad thing actually get breast cancer or other -- If your if your back is bothering you you're you're -- you're you're gonna have a lot more problem -- that too -- -- -- when he thought well here's the deal the first thing and the institute of medicine is right to put this first -- physical exercise.
Because physical exercise is addictive in the same way that bad things are addictive it changes the hormones in your brain.
So if you exercise twenty or thirty minutes a day and it could be walking it's got to be something.
And it's got to be every day that becomes addictive that decreases hunger hormones.
That reinforces you that's number one number two is actually.
Getting the message out as the institute of medicine says everyone has to know about this more and more believe it or not people aren't aware of it may need to be aware of it all the time.
Doctors insurance companies.
Schools schools are huge plays -- about -- medical schools did you guys take a while classic.
I think nutrition well there are ways you help me it really aren't talking and have dye courses -- medical school the way we should have an and I actually doctors and other experts at this -- my joke is.
Pat pat what's preventive medicine and obese doctor sitting across from an obese patients saying bonus sugar -- -- boats and I was like -- No but the point is doctors have to be first we have to exercise.
We have the right we have to be role model how to use don't know the -- and -- and I've talked about as the you've got to lose -- but since they've since I've been biking in Texas I've changed my life I'm now they're exercising every single night.
Jamie this is a lifestyle issue this is becoming a cultural issue I don't -- you break that and it comes from the parents.
Teaching our children it has to change your whole life so you can't just like single lose weight you really have to change or -- you've got a quote we do all the things they've done to Siegel talked about --
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