Saturday, February 24, 2007

How big is the weight loss business?

The Worldwide Obesity and Weight Loss Treatment market is expected to reach $9 Billion by 2010, according to Kalorama Information. Part of what's driving this is a rapid rise in the use of surgical interventions-- think bands that restrict stomach size-- as a means to fight obesity. In 2005 alone, surgical interventions accounted for 68.9% of the revenue in this arena.

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