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Local councils to decide on obesity treatment and prevention

22 June 2012 Last updated at 07:34 BST

Doctors have said increasing number of people are "super obese", with people so overweight they struggled to leave the house. In England alone obesity costs the NHS more than £5 billion a year. So experts aren't just warning about a future health crisis but a financial one as well.

Jenny Hill reports from Rotherham.