Years of life lost due to obesity related diabetes and cardiovascular disease
At a Glance
A new study provides a quantitative analysis of the impact of obesity on shortened life spans and on years of healthy life lost to obesity. Men who are 20-39 years of age with a BMI greater than 35 are likely to lose 8.4 years of life and 18.8 years of health based on these statistical models.
Read more about this research below.