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Dr. Wallach discusses a news article regarding a link between obesity surgery and Wernicke's encephalopathy.  The disease is associated with a thiamin deficiency.

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Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two recent research studies.   The first study done in Britain found a higher incidence of breast cancer among women who ate the most red and processed meats.  The second study done at Duke University found that overweight employees had more injury claims and more lost work days than those workers who are not overweight.


  • Lynn has a friend diagnosed with lymphoma melanoma.
  • Amos has a grandson with a chonic rash all over his body.
  • Janie has questions regarding the results of a recent blood test.
  • Karen has an 8 year old daughter that is overweight.

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