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A6-1) Diseases less prevalent amongst fat people




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This article is from the Big Folks Health FAQ, by sharon@ecs.ox.ac.uk (Sharon Curtis) with numerous contributions by others.

A6-1) Diseases less prevalent amongst fat people

Anaemia
Atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis
Bronchitis (chronic)
Cancer:
overall incidence,
overall mortality,
colon cancer,
lung cancer,
pre-menopausal,
breast cancer,
stomach cancer,
Diabetes type I
Eclampsia
Hip fracture
Hot flashes
Infectious diseases (overall fatalities)
Intermittant claucidation
Meningioma
Mitral valve prolapse
Obstructive pulmonary disease (chronic)
Osteoporosis
Peptic Ulcer
Premature birth
Premature menopause
Reno-vascular hypertension due to fibromuscular hyperplasia
Scoliosis
Suicide
Tuberculosis
Urinary tract infection
Vaginal laceration
Vertebral fracture

 

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