Half the World Expected to be Obese by 2035

Obesity is becoming an epidemic across the world. A report by the World Obesity Federation predicts that more than half the world’s population will be overweight or obese by 2035. Currently, one third of the people in the world are considered overweight or obese.

America is not far off from reaching the 50% total. According to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, almost 42% of Americans are currently considered overweight or obese. Obesity is a serious medical condition that can lead to a range of health problems.

  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Cancer
  • Sleep apnea
  • Joint pain
  • Depression

What is Causing Obesity to Rise?

Obesity is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths worldwide. The report urges countries to develop national action plans to prevent and treat obesity before it’s too late.

Researchers say globally, obesity rates have been going up due to:

  • An increased intake of energy-dense foods that are high in fat and sugars.
  • Physical inactivity due to the increasingly sedentary nature of many forms of work,
    changing modes of transportation, and increasing urbanization.

Bariatric Surgery Equals Long-Term Weight-Loss

Bariatric surgery can be a powerful tool in the fight against obesity. It helps people lose weight long-term, improve their health, and have a positive impact on their overall well-being.

Another benefit of bariatric surgery is that it can have a rippled effect on those around weight- loss patients. Studies have shown that when one person in a family undergoes bariatric surgery, other family members are more likely to make lifestyle changes and lose weight as well.

Donna lost 133 pounds after her weight-loss surgery with New York Bariatric Group, her success story inspired many of her friends and even her own daughter to explore bariatric surgery. “I have referred five people to NYBG including my own daughter who will be going through her own journey.”

New York Bariatric Group is a leader in weight-loss surgery and has helped thousands of people lose weight and keep it off long-term. Many patients have also experienced improvements with their diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, joint pain and sleep apnea.

Colleen had long-term weight-loss surgery with NYBG, and not only did she lose 127 pounds, her health improved tremendously. “Prior to my weight loss surgery, I had hypertension, hypothyroidism, I was pre-diabetic and depressed. After having my surgery, I can proudly say that I'm no longer pre-diabetic.”

Start your Weight-Loss Journey with NYBG

NYBG is here to help you start your successful weight-loss journey.

Bariatric surgery is a safe, effective long-term weight-loss solution that helps thousands of
people lose weight and keep it off. Many studies show that patients maintain 50% to 70% loss
of excess weight 10+ years after bariatric surgery.

We’re the best practice around and our numbers prove it:

  • Over 30 surgeons who are leaders in bariatrics, plastic surgery, veins, and medical
    weight loss.

  • 36,000 successful procedures performed with more every day
  • The #1 gastric balloon practice by volume – most balloons placed in the United States
  • Multiple offices located in three states; NY, NJ, CT
  • Since 2000, we boast over 20 years of success!
  • 100s of videos for patients explaining procedures, answering common questions, and showcasing previous patients

All of our hospitals are Metabolic Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) accredited facilities, which is a prestigious designation bestowed upon only the top quality bariatric programs.

Stop waiting; start achieving better health today. Together, we’ve got this!

New York Bariatric Group is implementing and enforcing strict guidelines put out by the Center of Disease Control and the Department of Health in order to keep our staff and patients safe.

We are offering in-person and virtual consultations to ensure that everyone is able to get the information and care they deserve without feeling pressure to leave their home.

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Half the World Expected to be Obese by 2035


Lost 145lbs

Thomas' success story

I went in for surgery. An hour later, I came out a new man.

Everybody treated me like a king. The day of surgery, I was excited. The hospital couldn’t be any nicer. I went in for surgery. An hour later, I came out a new man. My recovery was awesome. I was out of bed that day. My wife and kids were my motivation on getting this surgery. They are my whole life. I’m happy I’m going to be around for them.

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Lost 76lbs

Nicole's success story

I hit my goal weight ... and I feel fabulous

I had the gastric bypass. I am Type 2 Diabetic and I wanted to gain control of my sugar. I hit my goal weight in about 5 and half months and I feel fabulous. The procedure has completely changed my life for the better because it has empowered me as a middle aged woman that I can really do everything and anything that I want to do. I don't put an age on anything. I don't say I'm too old for something.

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Lost 76lbs

Robert's success story

I was tired of the way I looked. I was tired of the way I felt.

I knew if I didn't change something soon, I was going to be in a lot of trouble. The consultation process was a lot easier than I expected. I was met with open arms. I was treated like I was the only patient here. Not only did they answer all of my questions, they had questions for me to make sure I was the right candidate for the surgery. After surgery and that weight started dropping off, my life started changing for the better.

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Lost 92lbs

Samantha's success story

I feel like a completely different person.

I had the gastric sleeve procedure. The driving factor behind me getting this procedure was my health. I didn't feel good physically or mentally. I had joint pains, even standing was difficult sometimes. Emotionally, this surgery completely turned my life around. I have so much more confidence. So much more happiness. I feel like a completely different person. I feel stronger. I feel able to accomplish more.

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Lost 99lbs

Eileen's success story

It saved my life.

The driving factor behind me getting my procedure was that I couldn't get up off the floor with my granddaughter. That was my why. That was my big reason for having this surgery done. After surgery, it was a little bit of a struggle with what to eat. What you put in your mouth that you don't even think about. You don't think about what you're eating or how you're eating and portion size. It's what I do now every single day. The procedure has changed my life in so many ways. It saved my life.

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Lost 126lbs

Brittany's success story

I am totally comfortable in my own skin.

I think I always grew up identifying myself as less than other people because I was fat. I decided to tackle that and just live my life. I had a sleeve gastrectomy. It changed how I view myself. How I communicate with people. I'm able to be much more of myself and live the life I always thought I should have been living. I am totally comfortable in my own skin. You have the tools you need to succeed here.

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Lost 157lbs

Desiree's success story

I have a brand new life. I can do things I couldn't do before.

I had a vertical sleeve gastrectomy because I had just become diabetic, and I had hypertension for many years