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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

Transforming a patient’s diet is just one component of a multidisciplinary obesity treatment program. In order for there to be sustained weight loss, incorporating demonstrated behavioral strategies is critical to the program’s success. Join Medical University of South Carolina’s Dr. Patrick M. O’Neil as he invites fellow professionals to take a deep dive into behavioral aspects of obesity management.

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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