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Obese people in the US spend 36% more on healthcare, 77% more on drugs
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Obese people in the U.S. spend 36 percent more on healthcare and 77 percent more on drugs according to the Foresight report on Tackling Obesity put out by Foresight, a division within the UK's Government Office for Science.
They noted that this information came from the DKW Research 2004; Insurance: Weighing up the consequences of obesity, Dresdner
Anon. Foresight : Tackling obesities: Scoping the foresight project on tackling obesities: Future choices. 2007 Oct 17.
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