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Waterfall City Hospital

Magwa Cres & Mac Mac Avenue, Vorna Valley, Midrand, 1682

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Geraldine Letnik

Tel: +27 11 304 7821 

geraldine@sasomonline.co.za

 

Isobel Vosloo

Tel: +27 11 304 7975

Fax: +27 11 304 7961

pa@sasomonline.co.za

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Comorbidities of obesity

Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Hypertension

Dyslipidaemia (high triglycerides & low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol)

Cardiovascular disease

Coronary artery disease

Stroke

Congestive heart failure

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (steatosis, steatohepatitis, cirrhosis)

Respiratory disease

Obstructive sleep apnoea

Obesity-hypoventilation syndrome

Asthma

Restrictive lung disease

Many cancers

Osteoarthritis

Cholelithiasis

Gastroesophageal reflux disease

Gynaecologic abnormalities

Infertility

Abnormal menses

Venous stasis

Skin problems

Intertrigo

Cellulitis

Increased risk of complications during pregnancy or surgery

Urinary incontinence

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension