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Obesity weighs on knees even after weight loss

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -- Obesity can take a heavy toll on your knees, even after a substantial weight loss.

Researchers at Emory University investigated the effects of bariatric surgery on 10 patients with knee arthritis.

One year later, their knee pain and function were significantly improved, but in most cases patients had permanent damage.

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