Living with Obesity

Obesity is a chronic health problem, similar to diabetes and high blood pressure that affects 1 in every 4 adults in the UK. A person is classified as being obese if they have an unhealthy amount of body fat this is usually calculated using a persons Body Mass Index (BMI). Living with obesity can have a significant impact on a persons health, their quality of life and over time it can impact on their mood. Click on the resources below to find out about how to get help to lose weight and how to manage the impact of living with obesity.