According to the CDC, obesity is a serious lifestyle disease affecting more than 70 million or 41.9% of the American population. It is also the leading cause of several life-threatening illnesses, such as heart problems, diabetes, stroke, and cancer. Furthermore, obesity is a prevalent risk factor in many preventable diseases that may cause premature death.
But what a lot of people do not know, obesity also poses a huge risk for people undergoing surgical procedures, such as knee replacement surgery.
Read on below about the risks of knee replacement procedures for obese patients and what you can do to ensure a safe operation.
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