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Let’s Talk About Obesity and Weight Management with Dr. Fatima Stanford, Obesity Medicine, MGH and Chioma Tomlinson, Physician’s Assistant, BWH

Dr. Fatima Stanford, Obesity Medicine, MGH

Chioma Tomlinson, Physician’s Assistant, BWH

Dr. Rich Joseph, Medical Director, BWH CCW

Moderated by Dr. Rich Joseph

Discussion topics will include:

  • The biology of weight gain and why we consider obesity a disease
  • How excess weight increases risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer and yes, COVID-19
  • Strategies for losing weight and keeping it off
  • Disparities in obesity care
  • Anti-obesity bias in the medical system and popular culture
  • And any other questions you may have!