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Dr. William C. Shiel Jr., Chief Medical Editor of MedicineNet.com, discusses Big benefits to small amounts of weight loss for people with osteoarthritis.
The following is a partial transcript taken from this audio broadcast:
"Dr. Shiel, how does weight reduction improve osteoarthritis of the knee? Well, first of all, we know that from past research, an average weight loss of even 5% over a year and a half period, an overweight individual with known osteoarthritis of the knee results in approximately an 18% improvement in function of that joint. A recent study ..."
Listen to the entire audio segment of Big Benefits to Small Amounts of Weight Loss in this edition of / Doctors on Health /.
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