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The National Asthma Council believes that doctors need to encourage their overweight asthma patients to lose weight in order to improve symptoms. Even a modest weight loss can be of benefit. Furthermore, it believes that many respiratory illnesses associated with obesity are frequently misdiagnosed with asthma.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by ABC
About: Overweight asthmatics should be encouraged to lose weight
Date: 23 November 2004
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