Audiocast with Ashely McCartney, MS, RD, LDN and Dr. Karen Chapman Novakofski

Obesity United States Statistics: Health Care Cost for Obese Individuals

Obesity rates continue to increase and so do the complications and health care cost of obesity. Obesity is related to a variety of health problems including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, high birthweight and birth defects.  Listen to this audio cast with Ashely McCartney, MS, RD, LDN, dietitian for Carle Bariatric Surgery and Dr. Karen Chapman-Novakofski as they discuss the weight loss surgery.

Remember to tune into our free webinar Nutritional Trends and Implications for Weight Loss Surgery on May 24, 11:00 am EDT.

To register visit the event page

Dietitian’s earn 1.0 CPEU.  If you have a conflict, you can always listen to the recording which is posted after the webinar.  You can earn CPEUs for up to 1 year after the webinar.

This post was written by Robin Allen, a member of the Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) Nutrition and Wellness team that aims to support the development of professionals working with military families.  Find out more about the MFLN Nutrition and Wellness concentration on our website, on Facebookon Twitterand LinkedIn.

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