Tag Archives: Weight

Study on the Superobese and Joint Replacement

Common sense suggests that extra body weight severely stresses bones and joints. But until the findings of a new Mayo Clinic study were presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons in Las Vegas, no one had reported how this higher, unprecedented level of obesity in the U.S. affects total hip and […]

Normal Weight Obesity-Extended Interview

We hear a lot about obesity these days.  And rightfully so.  It’s a growing problem, with big health consequences.  But did you know that you could have a normal body weight and still be obese?  Click the link below to hear Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, discuss normal weight obesity. Normal Weight Obesity