Overweight or Obese

12 Jul

Roughly 70 percent of adults and 33 percent of children & teens are now overweight or obese.

Roughly 46% of adults now have prediabetes or diabetes (mostly type 2). Of those with diabetes, 26% are overweight and 61% are obese

Of all adults  54% have normal blood sugar, 34% have prediabetes, and 12% have diabetes.

Source: Nutrition Action Health Letter June 2018  cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/obesity_adult_13_14/obesity_adult_13_14.pdf and cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/obesity_child_13-14/obesity_child_13-14.htm.

Source: cdc.gov/diabetes/data/statistics/statistics-report.html.

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