Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 26th, 2005
"Severe obesity may substantially impact quality of life. We estimated the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with class II and class III obesity, and explored the impact of patient characteristics and co-morbidities on quality of life. One hundred ten patients with BMI >or=35 kg/m2 presenting for evaluation for bariatric surgery were asked to complete the EuroQoL questionnaire," researchers in Switzerland report.
"Co-morbidities of the patients were recorded, including coxarthralgia, gonarthralgia, foot problems (pain and arthrosis), diabetes,...
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