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"The overall, tangible, annual costs of being obese are $4,879 for an obese woman and $2,646 for an obese man. The overall annual costs of being overweight are $524 and $432 for women and men, respectively."
"Thompson and colleagues concluded that, over the course of a lifetime, per-person costs for obesity were similar to those for smoking. In middle-age men, treatment of five common obesity-related conditions (stroke, coronary artery disease, diabetes, hypertension, and elevated cholesterol) resulted in roughly $9,000 to $17,000 higher costs compared to normal-weight adults."
"Direct medical costs account for the majority of costs borne by overweight individuals and obese men, while obese women are disproportionately affected by job-related costs, such as lost wages."
"...We estimate that obesity raises the medical care costs of obese adults by an average of $3429 [annually]..."
"...for individuals with a BMI of 40 or greater, a 5 percent weight reduction would reduce their annual medical costs by $2,137. With the same percentage reduction, individuals with a BMI of 35 would save $528 and individuals with a BMI of 30 would save $69 [annually]..."