Complications of Obesity

Obesity can lead to serious health consequences. As your BMI increases, so does your risk for a number of chronic diseases, including:

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Stroke
  • Musculoskeletal disorders (especially osteoarthritis)
  • Some cancers (breast, endometrial, uterine, kidney, esophageal, and colon)
  • Sleep apnea
  • Gallbladder disease

The abiliti® system has received the CE Mark in the European Union. Not available in the United States.