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Obesity Hyperventilation Syndrome: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

The list of complications resulting from obesity is long.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Eric Olson tells us about another.  It's called obesity hyperventilation syndrome or O-H-S. To listen, click the link below. Obesity Hyperventilation Syndrome

Created by Joel Streed

BMI measurement may be missing 25 percent of children who could be considered obese, Mayo Clinic research says

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Physicians using body mass index (BMI) to diagnose children as obese may be missing 25 percent of kids who have excess body fat despite a normal BMI, which can be a serious concern for long-term health, according to a Mayo Clinic study published online today in Pediatric Obesity. [...]

Created by Traci Klein

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