More Obesity Fallout: Nearly 50 Million Americans with Arthritis

In CategoryArthritis, Weight Health
ByRuss Bianchi

More than one-fifth of American adults — that’s 49.9 million people — are clinically diagnosed with arthritis and, of those, 20 million say they are physically limited by the condition, according to new government figures. What’s more, the worsening problem is likely associated with rising rates of obesity, with one-third of obese people reporting arthritis.

More Obesity Fallout: Nearly 50 Million Americans with Arthritis

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