- Why obesity is a chronic disease and what that means
- Factors that impact your weight – including those you can control and those you can’t
- Why it’s hard to lose weight and keep it off
- The latest and most effective treatments for obesity
In this webinar, you’ll learn why obesity is a chronic disease and what that means for your weight-management journey. Obesity medicine expert Amanda Velazquez, MD, will explain what influences your weight, including things you can control and things you can’t. You’ll understand why losing weight and keeping it off is far from easy. Velazquez will also outline the latest and most effective obesity treatment.
Amanda Velazquez, MD, is an obesity medicine doctor and nutrition specialist in Los Angeles, where she’s director of obesity medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Passionate about nutrition, she grew up in a household with food at the center of her family’s Mexican American culture. Velazquez is a practicing physician, sought-after speaker, and published researcher on weight and nutrition topics.