AMA Recognizes Obesity as Disease, Shifts Perspective


In 2013, the American Medical Association recognized obesity as a disease, a move that started changing perceptions from blaming individuals for their obesity to understanding it as a chronic condition requiring long-term management. Despite controversy and resistance, this shift highlights the complexity of obesity, involving genetics and health risks.

Abstract Written By:
Denson Natividad
March 18, 2024

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