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Obesity is a risk factor for heart disease. People with a Body Mass Index greater than 30 are nearly three times at risk than those with a healthy BMI.  Heart disease is one of the main causes of death for obese people. 

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Depending upon where you live, the answer will vary.  Just like different insurance plans may have exclusions of coverage for weight loss-related programs and treatment, so do the insurance plans provided for by state Medicaid programs.   As part of the Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance, the George Washington…

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