March 4th 2020 is World Obesity Day. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) Obesity and overweight has nearly tripled since 1975 and have increased almost five times in children and adolescents, affecting people of all ages from all social groups in both developed and developing countries. Obesity is a major risk factors for various noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and stroke, and various forms of cancer. Obesity not simply about individual choice, but about genetic, psychological, medical, economic and environmental factors. On the occasion of World Obesity Day 2020 the WHO encourages practical solutions to help people achieve and maintain a healthy weight, undertake proper treatment, and reverse the obesity crisis.
MMS Medical continues to work with health professionals to provide Bariatric solutions for plus-size clients to improve the quality of their daily lives. Our bariatric solutions include manualwheelchairs and power mobility , bathing, showering and toileting equipment, hoists and specialist seating.