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Aetna and UnitedHealthcare Wants Lean Members – Bariatric Surgery To be Covered for Morbidly Obese Patients by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 20 Apr 2010 12:58pm We know analytics lead to this conclusion and the need to lose weight, which is a focus all over the US anyway, but with those patients needing this type of surgery it looks like there’s hope on the horizon as it is cheaper and more efficient to maintain a slimmer body than a heavy one.  I’m sure when more details come out, you will nee ... Read on »
What Is Morbid Obesity and What Can Be Done? by WeightLossTeam .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm DAVID PROVOST, MD: America is becoming overweight. It really is an epidemic. Nearly two-thirds of Americans are now overweight, over a third of us are obese. There have been even higher estimates that as many as eight million Americans are morbidly obese. KEVIN MONTGOMERY, MD: Morbid obesity is a condition where people have gained enough weig ... Read on »
Obese More Likely to Be Diagnosed With Advanced Thyroid Cancer by HealthFinder Posted Mon 21 May 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Study says they also were in the later stages, had more aggressive disease at diagnosis. MON ... Read on »
Morbidly Obese by Felipa Posted Wed 03 Sep 2008 12:00am There I said it, yes, I'm morbidly obese and I have been for a long time. I'm doing alot to change this. And this time I'm not looking for a quick fix. No magical diet, no secret tricks, just changing my eating habits and working out. So anyways this came up because we're talking at work and we start talking about how I'm doing...I tell ... Read on »
Morbid Obesity Not Only Affects Weight But Overall Health by Linda Posted Thu 30 Apr 2009 12:00am A recent study found that workers with morbid obesity have a significantly higher prevalence of more than 100 diseases and conditions than non-morbidly obese employees. The study found that employees with morbid obesity had about five times the rate of osteoarthritis and esophageal disorders, four times the rate of Type 2 diabetes, anemia and ... Read on »
Morbidly Obese Women and The Serious Health Dangers by Kodjoworkout Posted Sat 16 Mar 2013 8:39pm Morbidly obese women аrе putting thеіr health аnd thеіr lives аt risk bу remaining significantly heavy. Whіlе obesity affects bоth sexes аnd саn ruin thе health оf men аnd women alike, morbidly obese women face ѕоmе particular health challenges thаt men dоnt hаvе tо worry about. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Onе condition thаt оnlу morbi ... Read on »
GALLSTONES AND MORBID OBESITY by Martha K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 18 Mar 2013 4:54am If you are over forty, obese, and female, your risk for gallstones is high.  In my case, I ended up in the hospital for six months with gallstone pancreatitis. But, if you are losing weight with a low fat diet, the diet itself can increase your risk for gallstones.  This is because the gall bladder needs to flush each and every day, and if y ... Read on »
Soda Can Pack on the Pounds: A Morbidly Obese Guest on "The Dr. Phil Show" Learns The Truth About Her Addiction to Sof by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:35pm TV talk show host and psychologist Phil McGraw (a.k.a. "Dr. Phil") -- author of The Ultimate Weight Solution -- often describes his work as giving people wake up calls about their lives and behaviors. He delivered a real-eye opener on a recent episode of "The Dr. Phil Show", called "Overweight and Forgotten." His first guest was a morbidl ... Read on »
What Is Obesity by Shilah C. Azib Posted Mon 01 Feb 2010 6:40pm Obesity is a condition that results from the accumulation of excess fat in the body. In general, a person has obesity when the weight of the person is 20 percent or more above the normal recommended weight based on the person’s height, age, sex and build or bone structure. There is what is called the Body Mass Index (BMI), which is ... Read on »
Will You E-mail My Son About His Morbid Obesity? by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:02pm A father is protective of his son even in adulthood I get a lot of e-mails as you can imagine from people who have been reading the "Livin' La Vida Low-Carb" blog for years all the way down to those who have only just stumbled upon it for the first time this week. It's so exciting to see all the people who are interest ... Read on »