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Surviving COVID-19: Help for people with enhanced risk due to extra weight

April 22, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am CDT

While over 30% of Hoosiers have overweight or obesity, it is not possible to change that risk factor in the next few weeks. So how does obesity make someone more at risk for COVID-19 complications and what can we do about it now?

In this webinar, Ashley Cuellar Gilmore, MD will discuss the interaction with COVID-19 and explain what we can do today to reduce our risk of complications from the combination of obesity and COVID-19. By understanding obesity, the inflammation it can cause and the physical problems associated with it, you can decrease your risk of the disease and improve your outcomes.

A gastroenterologist who specializes in obesity management and treatment, Dr. Gilmore and her colleagues will discuss this combined risk for infection and options we can all use to improve our outcomes.

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April 22, 2020
11:00 am - 11:30 am CDT
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