Jul 11, 2014 7:14 AM by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News
When doctors treat firefighters, there may need to be more focus on managing weight.
Researchers looked at data on BMI of a group of male firefighters.
Researchers also asked the men if their physician had ever discussed the importance of maintaining a healthy weight.
Overall, nearly 70 percent said their doctors did not give them any weight advice. Nearly half of those men were classified as obese.
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