Diabetes and Obesity Sequences

Many diseases of civilization are directly related to obesity. In the other context, a statistical, but the mechanism of action is unknown.  Increased internal abdominal fat causes inflammation, diabetes, heart attack and cancer.  Overweight and obese people are high risk for the development of cardiovascular diseases.

Obesity increases the risk for hypertension (high blood pressure), diabetes mellitus type 2 (adult onset diabetes, diabetes), reflux, heart attacks, atherosclerosis, strokes, breast cancer, arthritis and osteoarthritis, joint pain, degenerative spinal disorders such as intervertebral osteochondrosis, foot deformities, gallbladder disease, gout and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.

The dangers of weak veins / venous thrombosis, also caused by obesity, has been ignored for a long time. If your BMI is 25 to 29.9, the mortality risk is already increased by 20-40%.

Obesity is also a risk factor for a decrease in cognitive performance and dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.  This may at least partly be associated with diabetes mellitus, of which we now know that there is an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Recent studies show that with an increasing BMI, the risk of atrophy of certain brain areas also increases the risk of dementia.

Concerned about the shrinking of brain tissue is primarily the frontal lobes, parts of the parietal lobe and hippocampus. The psychological consequences of obesity are serious. Those affected often feel like failures and outsiders. Often, psychological and even economic damage can occur for those affected, because obesity is not socially tolerated.

The financial and socio-economic consequences of being overweight are enormous.  Serious damage can be caused to the musculoskeletal system (joint damage, muscle spasms, bone deformation, damage to ligaments, tendons and bursae, scoliosis and herniated disc and bone growth in children and adolescents) can lead to many secondary treatments and serious operations.