OBESITY MAY AFFECT RESPONSE TO ASTHMA MEDICATIONS
As the nation's collective waistline has swelled in recent decades, rates of asthma diagnoses also have accelerated. Indeed, much research has affirmed a link between the two conditions. But doctors also recognize that asthma may not behave the same way among people who have different body types.
Science Daily (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/02/060223083513.htm)