A malaise that affects a large portion of the population of Indiana. It is characterized by the recognition of the need for a healthier lifestyle, but the adamant rejection of any interventions to improve their state of health. The severely afflicted may present with a number of medical ailments such as Type II Diabetes, Heart Disease, cancer, morbid obesity, and arthritis. These conditions may present even at young ages when the young contract this from their parents.
"Let me get this straight ma'am, you smoke 3 packs a day, drink constantly, eat fast food every meal, never exercise and you wonder why you can't walk more than 15 feet? You obviously have hoosieritis, and it can be deadly"