Saturday, May 7, 2011

Obesity Research: Consequences vs. Causes

Obesity is bad, we get that
The Guardian
"People tend not to believe that a medical condition can cause weight gain, but the little-known – and devastating – Cushing'sdisease is one such cause, alongside more well-recognised but not yet fully understood illnesses including hypothyroidism and..." 

 "The greatest distress for patients is that nobody is sympathetic, including many healthcare professionals. There is a lot to do in terms of challenging perceptions."