Obesity misunderstood
Empirical research supports the premise that obesity can have a genetic link and thus be co-morbid and/or caused by other diseases. I suffer from obesity secondary to and co-morbid with bipolar disorder, and the side effects of the psychiatric ...
The Spokesman Review - Fri, 09 Jan 2015 00:05

We need to talk about obesity
Pandora Halfdanarson (a name she stuck with because the only other man in her life apart from her insufferable husband and morbidly rotund brother, was her ignoble TV star father Travis Appaloosa, a name she reviled) is a 40-something living in the ...
Khaleej Times - Thu, 01 Jan 2015 11:30

On Naruto, A Ninja's Weapons Include Fat-Shaming And Pee Rainbows
See, she's in an arranged marriage with a Prince Chikara, a guy she's never met, but has already fallen for him, with the result that she stress-eaten her way into morbid obesity. Prince Chikara is finally coming over, and Princess Fuku wants Ino to ...
io9 - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:56

FDA Approves Maestro Electronic Weight Loss Device
The Maestro Rechargeable System is indicated for treatment of patients aged at least 18 years with a BMI of 35 to 45 with at least one obesity-related condition and who have failed to lose weight on a weight loss program. The novel device is the first ...
Diabetes In Control - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:52

Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Weighing in at 533 pounds with a 78-inch waist and 42-inch thighs, Rostad entered Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis on May 3, 2004, to have gastric bypass surgery for his super morbid obesity. He asked himself, “How in the world did I get to ...
Alexandria Echo Press - Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:00

Obesity may be a disability
The World Health Organisation considers those with a BMI over 40 to have "severe, extreme or morbid obesity". He worked as a childminder (looking after children in his home) for the Municipality of Billund in Denmark until he was dismissed due to ...
Lexology (registration) - Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:22

Obesity as a disability: five key talking points for employers
While the European Court of Justice stopped short of setting a minimum weight or Body Mass Index (BMI) before an individual can be considered disabled, it is clear that moderate obesity is unlikely to be considered a disability. Morbid obesity may be a ...
PersonnelToday.com - Fri, 16 Jan 2015 01:45

Obesity-related cases a heavy burden on Tayside hospitals
“People with morbid obesity are carrying far more weight then their joints were ever meant to support and their knees and hips give out. “For people with milder forms of obesity, exercise plays a larger part and will undoubtedly help them to lose weight.
Evening Telegraph - Mon, 05 Jan 2015 22:04

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