Are Overweight Doctors a Problem for the Profession?

Robert M. Centor, MD; Pennie Marchetti, MD; R.W. Donnell, MD; Roy M. Poses, MD

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August 02, 2006

In This Article

Introduction

Most people would agree that excess body weight is a significant health risk, but should doctors be held to a higher standard than the general public for maintaining appropriate weight and fitness levels? We posed that question to the 4 members of our new Medscape Roundtable Discussion group.

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