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Losing Weight – By Any Means Necessary

More than one-third of the US population is now officially obese (a body-mass index over 30) – a ratio that has tripled since 1960.[1] Meanwhile, the number of morbidly obese people has risen 350% in the past 3 decades.[5] Obesity contributes to many of the country’s serious health issues, from coronary disease, to diabetes to cancer, which results in close to 112,000 preventable deaths[2] while eating up 21% of US medical spending each year.[3] As big as US citizens are getting, the roster of companies joining the fight against obesity is also growing, with one weight-loss drug, Qysmia, expected to reach $2 billion in annual sales by 2017.[4] Whether companies are selling pharmaceuticals, surgeries or diet plans, fighting fat is literally big business. See more
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Weight Segment & Stocks Symbol 1 MO / 1 YR Return
52.5% Diabetes Care 6.9%
17.5% Merck & Company Inc. (new) MRK 18.6%
14.8% Novo Nordisk A/S NVO 24.3%
13.9% Sanofi American Depositary Shares (Each repstg one-half of one) SNY 22.3%
2.9% Astrazeneca Plc ADR AZN 0.0%
2.4% Alkermes plc ALKS 9.3%
1.1% Integer Holdings Corporation ITGR --
40.4% Weight Management 31.8%
17.0% NutriSystem Inc NTRI 40.7%
4.4% Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (A) NUS 76.2%
3.5% Weight Watchers International Inc WTW 38.5%
2.5% USANA Health Sciences Inc. USNA 16.3%
1.9% Vitamin Shoppe Inc VSI 9.6%
1.8% GNC Holdings Inc. Class A GNC 39.6%
7.1% Weight Loss Drugs 28.1%
7.1% Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. ARNA 28.1%

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