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Prescription Meds Often Cause Weight Gain

August 1, 2012

A woman who was diagnosed with lupus when she was 12-years-old and subsequently suffered from drug-induced obesity underwent a life-saving gastric bypass surgery about a month ago. Stanford is now using the case of Jena Graves as an example to warn others that sometimes taking steroids to cure one problem, may lead other problems that actually can be worse.