Obesity has become a global public health crisis, with the prevalence increasing rapidly in numerous industrialized and developing nations. Latest reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) estimate that there were 1.9 billion overweight adults and 650 million obese adults in 2016. These statistics represent an obesity prevalence that has tripled since 1975. Given rising rates of obesity worldwide and the potential for serious comorbidities, do you know best practices to prevent and treat obesity? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
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Cite this: Romesh Khardori. Fast Five Quiz: Are You Prepared to Face the Obesity Epidemic? - Medscape - Mar 06, 2020.