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Obesity, Weight Loss, and Joint Replacement Surgery

If you need total knee or total hip replacement surgery and your weight is significantly higher than it should be your doctor may advise you to lose weight before your procedure. Even though you may feel fit and healthy at your current weight, studies show that a patient with a BMI greater than 40 is more likely to experience serious complications both during and after surgery than a patient of normal weight. Can’t lose weight? Get a second opinion: Harford Medical Weight Loss Barbara A Watunya, DO, Rph call 410-877-8772 for a new, healthier you! weightlossdoctor@hotmail.com harfordmedicalweightloss.com…