(Source: CDC) Data from the National Health Interview Survey, 2007–2010
(source: VA Office of Research & Development - www.research.va.gov)
(source: Elderly Veterans - www.benefits.va.gov)
The U.S. veteran obesity rate has reached 80 percent, surpassing that of the general population
Nearly one in four Veterans receiving care from the V.A. has diabetes
Veterans are at higher risk of having a new onset of heart disease
Just over half of all veterans’ post-deployment health visits address lingering pain in their backs, necks, knees or shoulders
Cardiovascular disease is the number-one killer of Americans, and is the leading cause of hospitalization in the V.A. health care system
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