New device offers ‘simpler' way to fight obesity

Obesity

The Ministry of Health’s 2015 STEPwise survey found that 27 per cent of Kenyans are either overweight or obese.

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What you need to know:

  • Obesity usually refers to a condition where a person carries excess body weight with a body mass index of over 30.
  • Obesity is considered a risk factor for chronic diseases such as heart disease.

A new wireless and noninvasive device has been developed to help people struggling with obesity to cut weight.

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