Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Some Ob-Gyn Doctors Refuse to Treat Overweight Patients

Here. (Thanks, Drudge.)

Fifteen obstetrics-gynecology practices out of 105 polled by the [Orlando] Sun Sentinel said they have set weight limits for new patients. Some of the doctors said the main reason was their exam tables or other equipment can't handle people over a certain weight, but at least six said heavy women run a higher risk of complications.

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