Obesity seems to have a big impact on society and death in the U.S. Read on to find out why. Obesity, in many ways is actually like a disease than a health problem. Most Americans see obesity as a very serious disease; 69% of the population sees obesity as a problem. They are many disease that come for obesity like cancer; sleep apnea; high blood pressure; and much, much more. Future President I hope take time to solve obesity in America because it a social and a deadly problem.