Feedback at 5:00: Obesity as a Disease? - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Feedback at 5:00: Obesity as a Disease?

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Last night on 9&10 News at 5:00, we told you about a renewed push for states and the federal government to recognize obesity as a disease.

Michigan is currently considered the 10th "fattest" state in the nation.

More than 31% of Michigan adults are considered obese.

Nearly one in three Michigan children between the ages of 10 and 17 are also in that category.

Do you believe obesity is a disease, or is it a lifestyle choice a person makes? Why?

It's today's Feedback at 5:00.