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What is the cost of hypertension related to obesity and overweight in the U.S.?
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$4.1 billion according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. This is 17 percent of the total cost of hypertension.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Diabetes Prevention Program Meeting Summary. August 2001. Diabetes Mellitus Interagency Coordinating Committee.
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