Brenda F. Johnson has 27 years experience as a BSN and specializes in Gastrointestinal Nursing.
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Obesity is a touchy subject, it is personal. Being overweight is common, but what is becoming even more common is severe obesity. That is what is propelling these articles. This is part two of “Obesity; The “Second Hand Smoke” of Modern America“ addressing the issue of increased cost of healthcare due to severe obesity. This article will look at how rural patients tend to be more at risk for severe obesity than their urban counterparts.