October 27, 2020
In a recent article in the Los Angeles Times 90% of Covid patients that landed in the ICU had one or more underlying health conditions and 75% were identified as having obesity. Over 52% were black Americans.
Most reports stop at one or two “underlying conditions”, which to most people is not obesity. But, that couldn’t be further than the truth. Obesity causes both physical and mental hardships that for many obese people can last a lifetime.