Although the national trend is beginning to slow, adult obesity rates have increased dramatically over the past 25 years. The most recent data available in the U.S. reveals adult obesity rates now exceed:
- 35% in 4 states;
- 30% in 25 states; and
- 20% in all U.S. states.
Obesity is a complex, chronic condition with many possible contributing factors. If you are struggling with excess body fat, the sooner you address the problem, the better your chances are for a positive outcome. The best thing to do is to consult with a knowledgeable doctor or experienced bariatric (weight loss) surgeon as soon as possible.
Vadim Gritsus, M.D. is a New Jersey general and laparoscopic surgeon with extensive experience in the most advanced bariatric surgery procedures. Not only is he a recognized leader in the field, but also a physician who believes strongly in providing a supportive, nurturing environment for his patients. Contact our office for a consultation with Dr. Gritsus so he can advise on the best treatment options for obesity in your particular case.