COVID-19 and Your Weight
September 23, 2020
COVID-19 has provided a real incentive for anyone looking to lose weight as obesity is a major risk factor for severe symptoms and even death related to the novel coronavirus. Underlying medical conditions such as heart disease and diabetes are also often related to obesity.
For others, the pandemic may be contributing to weight gain due to the stress of quarantine, isolation, health and financial worries - the list goes on and on.
Join Dr. Leena Khaitan, Latonya Fore, CNP and Katie O’Boyle, CNP for discussion on COVID-19 and your weight. They’ll discuss the risk factors related to COVID-19 and the benefits weight loss can contribute to your overall health. They’ll also address how to avoid weight gain and dealing with issues like emotional eating, while sharing all of the weight loss management options available at UH.