Obesity and its correlative disease, Type II Diabetes are already at pandemic levels in the United States. Roughly 1 in every 12 people in the US, including men, women, and children of all ages have diabetes. Diabetes, and its related symptoms and co-morbidities, is now the 7th leading cause of death and as if that is not alarming enough, there are currently 80 million people who are considered prediabetic, which means that they have elevated or abnormal blood sugar levels, but they don't yet have all the symptoms to be formally diagnosed with diabetes. These people are expected to become fully diabetic within the next 3-10 years. This is a crisis, and something must be done about it.

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