Obesity and Heart Health
August 29, 2023
Obesity causes or worsens a lot of different diseases including heart disease. Join UH Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. Linden Karas as she provides insight on how obesity effects coronary artery and peripheral vascular disease, heart failure and atrial fibrillation, and how weight loss, especially via bariatric surgery, helps all of these diseases.
Additionally, you will learn more about medical, social, and environmental causes of obesity, as well as discussing how there is more to obesity than just diet and exercise. Discover the different types of bariatric surgery and why they are the safest, most durable, and most effective option for large scale weight loss and metabolic disease management.