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Does morbid obesity qualify for FMLA? 

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Morbid obesity (MO) is a chronic disease that is reaching epidemic proportions and becoming an increasing health problem in developed countries.

We concluded that a medical-management programme of morbid obesity obtained limited results at 1 year, in agreement with other intervention studies.

The strong familial aggregation of morbid obesity indicates the need for further understanding of the genetic determinants of this extreme clinical disorder and how environmental factors affect the genetic expression of the trait.

Familial Aggregation of Morbid Obesity
01 Jul 1993Obesity Research      31 citations

The impact of morbid obesity on QoL is not limited to the activity/mobility domain.

The 2 summary scales of the SF-36 have satisfactory validity in patients with morbid obesity.