COVID-19 & Obesity

As we all attempt to deal with our health, safety and emotions during the COVID-19 epidemic, we are all feeling increasingly stressed. suffering from obesity, diabetes, and hypertension are more susceptible to respiratory disease caused by coronavirus.

According to recent statistics in hard-hit areas like Louisiana, which has the nation’s highest COVID-related death rate, where one in four deaths was weight related, 40% of those dead had diabetes, and another 23% had cardiovascular issues that could be related to weight.