30 June 2020

Going viral: Obesity is a disease – why treatment is important but difficult

Obesity

Dr David Lim looks at the why treatment for obesity is important but difficult.

In this episode:

– Adipose tissue is metabolically and endocrinologically active
– The chronic inflammation paradigm
– Why obesity must be understood as a disease, not a lifestyle problem
– Meeting the treatment challenge in primary care

Host: Dr David Lim, GP
Guest: Professor John Dixon, Adjunct Professor; Iverson Health Innovations Institute, Swinburne University, Melbourne
Total time: 38 mins

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