Apple's Steve Jobs: "Hormone Imbalance" Has Caused Health Problems

Monday, January 5, 2009 - 19:14 in Health & Medicine

Apple co-founder and chief executive Steve Jobs posted an open letter to customers on his company's Web site today in which he says that he's being treated for an unspecified "hormone imbalance" that has caused severe weight loss and kept him out of the public eye. Jobs's letter is short on details, making it difficult to figure out the actual disorder that he's battling, says Robert Lustig, professor of clinical pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco. "There are three medical threads that run through the [letter], but unfortunately they don't form a strong cable," he says. [More]

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