How to Understand Obesity

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  1. What Is Obesity?
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    What Is Obesity?

  2. Being Overweight vs. Being Obese
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    Being Overweight vs. Being Obese

  3. What Is Morbid Obesity?
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    What Is Morbid Obesity?

  4. Obesity & Your BMI
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    Obesity & Your BMI

  5. How to Calculate Your BMI
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    How to Calculate Your BMI

  6. How the Body Stores Fat
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    How the Body Stores Fat

  7. Causes of Obesity
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    Causes of Obesity

  8. Obesity Risk Factors
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    Obesity Risk Factors

  9. Obesity & Your Waist Circumference
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    Obesity & Your Waist Circumference

  10. Health Problems Caused by Obesity
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    Health Problems Caused by Obesity

  11. Obesity Treatments
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    Obesity Treatments

  12. Surgical Options to Treat Obesity
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    Surgical Options to Treat Obesity

  13. How to Pick the Right Bariatric Surgery
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    How to Pick the Right Bariatric Surgery

  14. Weight Loss Surgery FAQs
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    Weight Loss Surgery FAQs

  15. What Is Gastric Bypass Surgery?
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    What Is Gastric Bypass Surgery?

  16. Gastric Bypass Surgery Complications
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    Gastric Bypass Surgery Complications

  17. What Is Lap Band Surgery?
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    What Is Lap Band Surgery?

  18. What Is Gastric Sleeve Surgery?
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    What Is Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

  19. Lap Band Surgery vs. Gastric Sleeve
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    Lap Band Surgery vs. Gastric Sleeve

  20. Pre-Op Testing for Bariatric Surgery
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    Pre-Op Testing for Bariatric Surgery

  21. Bariatric Surgery Nutrition Assessment
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    Bariatric Surgery Nutrition Assessment

  22. Is Gastric Bypass Covered by Insurance?
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    Is Gastric Bypass Covered by Insurance?

  23. How to Pick a Weight Loss Surgeon
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    How to Pick a Weight Loss Surgeon

  24. Health Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery
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    Health Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery

  25. Overcome Obesity with Lifestyle Changes
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    Overcome Obesity with Lifestyle Changes

  26. Lose Weight with Behavior Modification
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    Lose Weight with Behavior Modification

  27. Can You Be Obese but Healthy?
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    Can You Be Obese but Healthy?

  28. When Does Obesity Become Dangerous?
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    When Does Obesity Become Dangerous?

  29. Treatments That Cause Weight Gain
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    Treatments That Cause Weight Gain

  30. How Sleep Affects Weight
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    How Sleep Affects Weight

  31. Psychological Reasons People Overeat
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    Psychological Reasons People Overeat

  32. Obesity & Fertility
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    Obesity & Fertility

  33. Obesity & Pregnancy
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    Obesity & Pregnancy

  34. Obesity & Cancer
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    Obesity & Cancer

  35. Obesity & Diabetes
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    Obesity & Diabetes

  36. Weight Loss Surgery & Diabetes
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    Weight Loss Surgery & Diabetes

  37. Does Dieting Slow Down Metabolism?
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    Does Dieting Slow Down Metabolism?

  38. How People Keep Off Weight They've Lost
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    How People Keep Off Weight They've Lost

  39. Best Exercises to Lose Weight
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    Best Exercises to Lose Weight

  40. Are All Calories Equal?
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    Are All Calories Equal?

  41. What to Eat If You're Obese
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    What to Eat If You're Obese

  42. Foods to Eat after Bariatric Surgery
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    Foods to Eat after Bariatric Surgery

  43. Foods to Avoid after Bariatric Surgery
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    Foods to Avoid after Bariatric Surgery

  44. Obesity Statistics You Should Know
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    Obesity Statistics You Should Know

  45. About Angela Glasnapp, MD, FACS
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    About Angela Glasnapp, MD, FACS

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  • Angela Glasnapp, MD, FACS

    Angela Glasnapp, MD, FACS, is a board-certified surgeon with specialty training in bariatric surgery and advanced minimally-invasive surgery. Dr. Glasnapp is a surgeon at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville, NJ, and at the New Jersey Bariatric Center with offices in Springfield, NJ, Somerville, NJ, and Hoboken, NJ.