Poll: Obesity a disease?
The American Medical Association has officially designated obesity as a disease.
The AMA says the disease requires medical treatment and prevention.
One-third of Americans are obese. That's on top of the one-third who are overweight.
A board member of the association says recognizing obesity as a disease will help change the way the medical community tackles this complex issue that affects approximately one in three Americans.
Tonight in the Daily Pulse we're wondering: Do you believe obesity is a disease? Yes or no? Why or why not?