I think my sis may have narrowly missed disaster the other day because the docs at the ER were convinced that she had gall bladder issues (yes, she is fat… AND has recently lost some weight…). It turned out to be her appendix, infected and on the verge of bursting. They kept running unnecessary tests on her for 5 more hours till they figured this out. (So now she owes them more money for their denseness, as well!) Two other people with appendicitis came in and were admitted sooner, while she continued to wait. Bets that if she were thin this would not have happened??