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Highest BMI you have seen?

Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by sella.turcica, Jan 20, 2019.

  1. Premed2295

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    That seems impossible
     
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    I didn't know this was possible. Made me curious so I looked up the highest ever and apparently it's 185 according to wikipedia
    Jon Brower Minnoch - Wikipedia

    the old dog even married a lady and fathered two children. Gotta say, I am definitely impressed.
     
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  3. Premed2295

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    Patients be like
    “I’m tall see that I’m 6’1”. I’m not overweight :bullcrap:
     
  4. mimelim

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    I've had a couple of 80+ BMI. Had to put a central line in someone with a spinal needle a couple weeks ago...
     
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    Just FYI, type 2 DM is very familial, and while it can typically be diet controlled in many patients who acquire it, there seems to be some patients that just never get it no matter how fat they are, and some who get it even though they are only mildly overweight.
     
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    At that point I'd be like you did this to yourself good luck in your future endeavours
     
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    Now I know which company to invest in first. Thank you to you, and thank you to fast food.
     
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    Thank Google ads. It was at the bottom of this thread.
     
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    I could seriously use one of those in my neck of the woods.
     
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    Scroll down to the endorsement at the bottom:

    “This product is a winner . . . a big-time winner.”
    – James Greenberg, MD

    ...I want to get a beer with Jim Greenberg.
     
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    Google ads are everywhere I'm surprised you don't get them already
     
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    Lol. We just use silk tape like a bunch of plebs
     
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    Same. It looks like a big sheet of tegaderm to me. So maybe a poor man's version would involve using Ioban or Tegaderm to hold up the pannus by pulling it in the right direction?
     
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    I’ve done it with ioban. Ick.
     
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    Wait you guys don’t make the Med students hold the panniculus?!

    Scheduling my away now.
     
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    I fear I wouldn’t find the med student in the folds again if I tried that.
     
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    The highest BMI I've ever seen was about 80 on my surgery rotation, got a nice workout there.
     
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    As a medical student on ICU, I held back a fat pannus for a femoral line that took an hour. I was sweating and shaking by the end, had to sit down for a bit.

    A short while later on vascular, I watched the surgery resident just silk tape the pannus back and I cursed out the IM resident in my head.
     
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