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Wales catching up with America with high obesity

4 September 2012 Last updated at 10:16 BST

It may come as no surprise that America has the highest levels of obesity in the world, but according to a leading doctor, Wales is fast catching up.

About 60% of adults in Wales are overweight.

Doctor Nadim Haboubi, the chair of the country's Obesity Forum has said that thousands of people are missing out on essential surgery and support.

Hywel Griffith reports.