Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about obesity.

What is benign obesity?

Benign obesity is a term sometimes used to describe a condition in which someone is overweight or obese but does not suffer from any other co-morbidities, such as diabetes and hypertension, according to the Annals of Internal MedicineOff Site Icon.

For more information about benign obesity, talk with your physician.

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Source: Mujeeb Siddiqui, DO, Premier Metabolic and Bariatric Associates; Registered Dietitian Laura Vikmanis, Premier Metabolic and Bariatric Associates; C. Joe Northup, MD, Premier Weight Loss Solutions; Chandan Gupta, MD, Monroe Medical Center