St Joseph’s Hospital,
Harding Avenue, Malpas, Newport
Telephone: 01633 820299
Cyncoed Consulting Rooms,
277 Cyncoed Road, Cardiff
Telephone: 02920 764611
Obesity now represents one of the most important global public health issues through its rapidly increasing rate and association with a wide range of diseases. The likelihood of illness is greater with increasing Body Mass Index (BMI). For example a 40 year old with a BMI of >30kg/m2 might expect to die 6-7 years earlier compared to a person of normal weight.
Being overweight increases the chances of developing many diseases and conditions. These can include:
Research has also shown that being overweight reduces one’s lifespan. The greater you are overweight, the larger the reduction in your living years.
We can help you take control of your weight problems, using tried and tested solutions and with the back up and support of medical professionals.