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When Weight Loss Is Not Enough

Roop Kaw and Charles Bae

in A Case a Week: Sleep Disorders from the Cleveland Clinic

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Published in print September 2010 | ISBN: 9780195377729
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322985 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195377729.003.0015
When Weight Loss Is Not Enough

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Case 13 introduces a 31-year-old man weighing 358 pounds, was always tired, and who had been referred for bariatric surgery. His medical history was notable for asthma and hypertension, as well as showing lack of exercise, excessive caffeine intake and being a heavy smoker. He exhibited clear lungs and a normal cardiac exam.

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Subjects: Neurology ; Sleep Medicine

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