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Obesity Can Be Considered A Workplace Disability, Rules Europe’s Top Court

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

This represents a very slippery legal slope. Obesity is not a disease if there is no metabolic dysfunction caused by inflammation. This means the person is obese but does not have insulin resistance.  However, once insulin resistance is manifested, then obesity can be viewed as a form of cancer with the metastatic spread of inflammatory fat to other organs. Then it can be considered a chronic disease.

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