top of page

U.S. Obesity Versus Hip and Knee Replacements - ODT Column

The connection between the increase in weight is correlated to an increase in annual medical costs.

Ilsa Webeck, Managing Director & Founder, MedTech Strategies 03.19.24

In the U.S., obesity continues to be a major issue for the healthcare industry and the well-being of a significant portion of the population. In 2022, self-reported surveys demonstrated three states (West Virginia, Louisiana, and Oklahoma) had over 40% of their total adult population classified as obese and half of U.S. states had over 40% of non-Hispanic black adult population self-reporting as obese.1

Not only was obesity a concern before the COVID pandemic, but... MORE

(Originally published at on March 19, 2024)


Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Search By Tags
No tags yet.
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square
bottom of page