Image and Other Credits & References

The copyright of all images and text is reserved.

The copyright holders are The London Bariatric Centre Ltd and others listed below:

Obesity: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/”>Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)
BMI chart createdby Vertex42.com.
Fat Mechanism Scale graphic: Julian Mowbray
Obese waistline: By Fj.toloza992
Diabetes – Syringe: FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Robotic images ©2014 Intuitive Surgical Inc Used with permission
Fruit & Vegetables: FreeDigitalPhotos.net
London Underground and London Bus logos used by kind permission of TfL

Very Special thanks to:

  • Dr Simon Selouk, BSc (Hons) BM MRCGP for his contribution on Diabetes
  • Barry Kleinberg, BA (Hons) B. Ost Med for his contribution on Nutrition and Obesity
  • Ariella Goldsmith-Cohen for her graphic design

Cancer link to Obesity:

  • Body-mass index and risk of 22 specific cancers: a population-based cohort study of 5·24 million UK adults
    The Lancet, Volume 384, Issue 9945, Pages 755 – 765, 30 August 2014 doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60892-8
  • A study using data from GP records involving more than five million Britons aged 16 and older who were cancer-free and had been followed for an average of seven-and-a-half years.

The risk of developing 22 of the most common cancers was estimated according to body mass index (BMI), a measurement relating weight to height.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2724362/Obesity-blamed-12-000-cancer-cases-year-Being-overweight-increase-chance-developing-forms-disease-60.html#ixzz3AdG9YJSE