A variety of factors have led up to higher obesity rates, thus, for some, causing afflictions such as diabetes. This does not bode well for many Americans, because diabetes patients are highly susceptible to COVID-19. Alyssia Diamond is a registered dietician at Summa Health, and she discussed the increase in obesity on the Ray Horner Morning Show. She looked at the rise overall, ranging from lack of exercise, portion control, and the food intake in general. She warned the consumer to double check food labels for added sugar, and she shared some advice on how to manage oneself during a diet.