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Chester County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania has a population of 498,886 as of 2010 census with the county seat in West Chester. Chester County was one of the three initial Pennsylvania counties created by William Penn in 1682 and is named after Chester, England. Although Chester County has the highest-income for any county in Pennsylvania and 24th highest in the territory as measured by median household income (as of 2010), it still has significant proportion of the population dealing with being overweight or obese. Over the past twenty years, the rate of people that are obese or overweight has increased dramatically.

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Obesity statistics, Chester County, Pennsylvania

  • 55% of mature persons report that they are overweight
  • 20% report that they are obese

Approximately 39% of Chester County reported that they were told to lose weight.

Obesity epidemic in Pennsylvania

About fifteen years ago, it was ranked the 13th most obese state with an overall rate of 16.2% obesity.

By 2011, Pennsylvania was ranked the 19th most obese state in America with an obesity rate of 28.5%.

Obesity and overweight rates in Pennsylvania

When you combine the rates for people who are in the overweight category with those who are actually obese, there is a total of 64.7% of their population in danger of an increased risk of life-threatening health conditions.


What went wrong with our diet?

Instead of blaming the victim for obesity, or yourself for obesity, it is important to understand what drives the weight gain, such as insulin resistance that affects up to 71 percent of the entire population out of which 35 percent already have metabolic syndrome.

Confusing choices

With over 20,000 books written on this topic with so much misleading information, let a trained practicing weight loss physician, Dr Prab R. Tumpati,MD educate you on the true science and art of obesity medicine.

Why the food pyramid failed?

The now withdrawn and failed food guide pyramid was a disaster as it advocated a low fat, but glycemic diet that leads to increased risk of insulin resistance which in turn causes weight gain.

Metabolic starvation in the obese

Most people that gain weight are not on a mission to gain weight intentionally. It is the paradoxical metabolic starvation that happens in the obese due to insulin resistance with a compensatory increase in the anabolic hormone called insulin that drives weight gain, hunger and metabolic starvation leading to food cravings, and weight gain!

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Obesity rates by race in Pennsylvania

Their total population is 12,702,379 (U. S. Census 2010), which means over 8 million people are dealing with being overweight.

Obesity in Minorities in Pennsylvania

  • 39.4% obese rates among Blacks,
  • 34.5% among Latinos, and
  • 27.7% among Whites.

There are over 50 medical problems directly or indirectly related to being overweight including high blood pressure which has risen to 28.9% of the population, and diabetes rates are at 9.4%.

Childhood obesity statistics for Pennsylvania

Approximately 22% of the population is under the age of 18, and as of 2007, 15% of those children and teens, age 10 to 17, were considered obese. This means that up to 400,000 young people may be at risk of developing serious medical conditions. These Pennsylvania obesity statistics are reported in F as in Fat from the Trust for America’s Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, using state and national public health statistical data.

County Rankings for Obesity in PA

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2008, the county with the highest rate of obesity was Blair County at 33.6%, while Chester was the lowest at 22.1%. In addition, the following counties were over 30% obese levels: Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Columbia, Dauphin, Fayette, Juniata, Mifflin, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Tioga, Venango, Washington, Wyoming, and York counties.

  • Diabetes rates were highest in Fayette County with a rate of 10.7%. The lowest rate of diabetes was in Berks County at 7%.
  • Greene County was the least active, and Chester County reports the most active people.

Causes of weight gain in Chester County, Pennsylvania

The top causes of weight gain in Chester County, Pennsylvania include the following:

  • Insulin resistance - use this free w8md medical weight loss centers of America's tool to check if you might be insulin resistant that causes your weight gain, especially in the tummy!
  • Sleep disorders and weight gain are bidirectionally related where sleep problems lead to weight gain and weight gain in turn leads to sleep problems.
  • Nutritional deficiencies are an important cause of weight gain in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Weight loss options in Chester County, Pennsylvania

In order to lose weightt, understand the proven options to lose weight in Chester County, Pennsylvania including the following.

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  • Physical Activity for weight loss which only works in combination with diet as exercise on its own is shown to be pretty useless for weight loss since exercise stimulates appetite and builds heavier muscle tissue thereby negating any weight loss with calories burned. However, a combination of low calorie diet and exercise, or diet alone would work for weight loss but not exercise alone.

Chester County, Pennsylvania weight loss doctor

Dr. Prab R. Tumpati, is a board certified physician with experience and training in the field of obesity medicine in addition to training in sleep medicine and internal medicine. As the founder of WikiMD, and W8MD medical weight loss centers of America, Dr. Tumpati is familiar with the concepts, science, and art of weight loss medicine. Physicians practicing in Chester County, Pennsylvania interested in adding a W8MD medical weight loss program are welcome. Using telemedicine for weight loss for remote areas to provide obesity counseling and dietary, and weight loss coaching is a true miracle for many struggling to lose weight.

Chester County, Pennsylvania weight loss clinics

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Insurances for weight in Chester County, Pennsylvania

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Diet for weight loss in Chester County, Pennsylvania

One of the best ways to lose weight in Chester County, Pennsylvania or other places safely and effectively is to consider a very low calorie diet of 800 calories with either complete or partial meal replacement using specially manufactured meal replacement weight loss supplements such as the vlcd diet from w8md medical weight loss centers of America. Understand the 5 clinically proven measures to lose weight in Philadelphia including low calorie and very low calorie diets.

Exercises for weight loss in Chester County, Pennsylvania

Although exercise and Physical Activity is important for losing weight fast in Chester County, Pennsylvania, it is important to understand it only works if used in combination with a reduced calorie diet for weight loss. Research shows that for exercise-and-weight-loss/ weight loss, exercise alone is not a very useful tool for weight loss as exercise has a stimulating effect on weight loss, and it builds heavier muscle thereby compensating for any weight loss with burning of calories with exercise. Understand the role of exercise for weight loss in this youtube video from 52 weeks of weight loss and wellness video series.

Weight loss medications

In 2012, the FDA approved two new weight loss medications Qsymia and Belviq after years of rejecting many other weight loss medications. There are other traditional and time tested weight loss medications such as Phentermine, Phendimetrazine etc.

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Fast weight loss options Chester County, Pennsylvania

These are the fast and effective weight loss options for losing weight in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

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2.Very low calorie diets

3. Exercise for weight loss

4. Correction of metabolic causes of weight gain

5. Bariatric surgery for weight loss

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'Also see’

Municipalities in Chester County, PA

Boroughs in Chester County, PA

Townships in Chester County, PA

Census-designated places in Chester County, PA

Census-designated places are geographical areas designated by the U.S. Census Bureau which are not actual jurisdictions under Pennsylvania law.


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