LIZZO: LET’S CHEW THE FAT… LITERALLY!

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LIZZO, THE POSTER CHILD FOR OBESITY

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WALKING DIE-HOE-BEAT-TEASE 

Obesity in the United States is a major health issue resulting in numerous diseases, specifically increased risk of certain types of cancercoronary artery diseasetype 2 diabetesstroke, as well as significant increases in early mortality and economic costs.

Type 2 diabetes (T2D), formerly known as adult-onset diabetes, is a form of diabetes that is characterized by high blood sugarinsulin resistance, and relative lack of insulin.[6] Common symptoms include increased thirstfrequent urination, and unexplained weight loss.[3] Symptoms may also include increased hunger, feeling tired, and sores that do not heal. Often symptoms come on slowly. Long-term complications from high blood sugar include heart diseasestrokesdiabetic retinopathy which can result in blindnesskidney failure, and poor blood flow in the limbs which may lead to amputations.[1] The sudden onset of hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state may occur; however, ketoacidosis is uncommon. 

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