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  • news

Understanding Links Between COVID-19 and Obesity

Obesity is not a risk factor for becoming infected with COVID-19 that we are aware of today. However, new data suggests that patients who have obesity are more likely to require intensive care for COVID-19.

  • news

Comprendiendo los vínculos entre el COVID-19 y obesidad

La obesidad no es un factor de riesgo para infectarse con el COVID-19 del que somos conscientes hoy en día. Sin embargo, los nuevos datos sugieren que los pacientes que tienen obesidad tienen más probabilidades de requerir cuidados intensivos para el COVID-19.

  • patient story

Patient Story: Kim Walsh

In June 2006, Kim Walsh, a thirty-nine-year-old legal assistant in Boston, arrived at the Mass General Weight Center for gastric bypass surgery, weighing 310 pounds. Kim leveled out at 135 pounds – a weight she has successfully maintained for the past thirteen years.

  • patient education

Obesity: What You Need to Know

Obesity is a disease in which a person has an excess amount of body fat. Learn about obesity, including its causes and signs, and how to keep a healthy weight.

  • podcast

Denise Gee, MD: Surgeon of Balance

Episode #3 of the Charged podcast. Denise W. Gee, MD is an advanced laparoscopic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive general and bariatric surgery.

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