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Obesity And Disability

In 2013, the American Medical Association (AMA) recognized Obesity as a disease. https://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/19/business/ama-recognizes-obesity-as-a-disease.html It may surprise you to know that SSA was ahead of the AMA regarding obesity. In 2002, SSA release SSR 02-1p, which guides judges regarding the evaluation of obesity. It recognizes that “obesity is a “severe” impairment when, alone or in combination Read More

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