Massachusetts Medical Society: How Does Weight Affect Health?

How Does Weight Affect Health?

An unhealthy weight can hurt all parts of your body. Health issues that are associated with overweight and obesity include:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Heart disease and stroke
  • Certain kinds of cancer
  • Sleep apnea
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Depression
  • Complications of pregnancy
Share on Facebook

Find a Physician  

Three DoctorsSearch for Massachusetts Medical Society physicians by specialty or locality.

Find a Physician »

Physician Focus

Physician FocusWatch videos from the MMS TV program, covering a wide variety of health care topics.

Read More »

FacebookTwitterLinkedInYouTube

Copyright © 2018. Massachusetts Medical Society, 860 Winter Street, Waltham Woods Corporate Center, Waltham, MA 02451-1411

(781) 893-4610 | (781) 893-3800 | Member Information Hotline: (800) 322-2303 x7311