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Thursday 21 March 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.

LYNETTE JOSEPH, Diego Martin

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