Surgical interventions for obesity

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The root causes of obesity are a complex combination of genetics, mental health problems, dietary habits, and a lack of physical activity. For people who struggle with weight loss a surgical approach may be the best option to help reduce and keep off the weight and improve quality of life. Next on Line One, Prentiss Pemberton speaks with bariatric surgeons about surgical interventions for obesity.

HOST: Prentiss Pemberton, LCSW
GUEST:

  • Dr. Justin Clark, MD, Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Providence Alaska Medical Center
  • Dr. Sean Lee, MD, partner-owner of Anchorage Bariatrics
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LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT

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