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The Impact of Obesity and Diabetes on COVID-19 Infection

John Hernried Webinar present by Robard

Presented by John Hernried, MD, FACP

Since April 2020, cities throughout the United States have initiated massive shutdowns and responses to reduce the spread of COVID-19. We have learned a lot about the disease and how it affects humans, but there still remains a great deal that we don’t know. Join Dr. John Hernried for a complimentary webinar when he will review the newest information on the impact of obesity and diabetes on COVID-19 infection.

Learning Objectives:

  • Does Obesity increase the risk for COVID-19 infection and mortality?
  • Understand the mechanisms for obesity’s effect on COVID-19 outcomes
  • Review the racial disparities with COVID-19 as it relates to obesity
  • Be able to respond to the impact of COVID-19 on obesity treatments with new opportunities

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:Dr. John Hernried is the President & Medical Director of The Hernried Center for Medical Weight Loss in Sacramento, California. Dr. Hernried brings to The Hernried Center both a deep, caring interest and extensive experience in the treatment of obesity and its complications. Board-certified in Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine, Dr. Hernried is also a member of the Obesity Society, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is also a well-known area lecturer on new topics in obesity.

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