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Do you think Obesity should be officially classified as a "disease"?

Poll Results: 5,721 votes    vote on this poll
46%
Yes.
 
45%
No.
 
10%
Other.
 

The AMA recently classified obesity as a disease. Learn more.




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Hayley C.
Tuesday April 15, 2014, 11:32 AM


Voted

Bev Baxter
Tuesday April 15, 2014, 3:29 AM


There are so many reasons why people are obese.. and its not always a case of just stuffing your face.. I think that we need to help those who want the help..

Courtney C.
Monday April 14, 2014, 7:41 AM


no way...it isn't always a disease-type issue

Brenda Towers
Sunday April 13, 2014, 8:25 AM


It depends on the cause. Certainly anyone who is obese needs medical and psychological help.

JL A.
Saturday April 12, 2014, 10:48 AM


I'm disappointed Care2 said they will be discontinuing polls

Natasha Salgado
Saturday April 12, 2014, 1:05 AM


No

Jonathan Smithsonian
Friday April 11, 2014, 8:05 PM


voted

Rhonda B.
Friday April 11, 2014, 4:20 AM


voted

Brian M.
Thursday April 10, 2014, 10:54 PM


Obesity is an eating disorder that has both biological and behavioral components. Treat it like a serious health issue, NOT like a moral failing.

Sue H.
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 9:55 PM


Maybe morbid obesity?



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