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Saturday 21 September 2019
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Obesity can be deadly

THE EDITOR: I dare say there is no cute acceptable way to say that being grossly overweight could lead to sudden death. Let us all walk past the body-shaming old talk and admit that it is possible to drop down dead in the street from the attending illness/conditions that go with obesity.

Dr Fuad Khan, a former minister of health, is correct in his observations but some statements need to be doctored for public consumption.

TT people prefer to have their egos stroked.


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