TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Obesity is a growing problem across America, but it’s an even bigger issue in Vigo County.
Dinah Farrington, with Minority Health Coalition of Vigo County (MHCVC) says, “Obesity is a huge health risk, because it can lead to a number of serious health issues. It can lead to diabetes, can lead to heart disease, high blood pressure. All of those things can be prevented.”
Farrington stated Indiana ranked 15th in the nation for obesity in 2011. More….