Conquering Obesity
second opinion with joan lunden

Adult obesity is associated with a decrease in life expectancy for both men and women, as well as an increase in chronic disease. It is estimated that 163 million adults in the U.S. are overweight or obese - two thirds of men, and more than 60% of women. The damage to health is staggering, but people still struggle every day to drop the pounds. Everyone has different reasons for wanting to lose weight and keep it off, and this episode discusses the challenges and solutions for sustained weight loss.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 1705

About Second Opinion with Joan Lunden:

The award-winning SECOND OPINION is a national initiative to promote health literacy and empower viewers to take charge of their healthcare.

This season features new host Joan Lunden, an esteemed journalist and television personality, breast cancer survivor, and women's health advocate.

In each half-hour episode, Lunden hosts a panel of medical experts along with a real patient story that highlights a specific medical condition, disease, or public health issue in order to examine effective treatments and solutions.


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Thu, Jul 25 1:30 P.M. Caregiving: The Sandwich Generation     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Aug 1 1:30 P.M. Anxiety     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Aug 8 1:30 P.M. Heart Disease In Women     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Aug 15 1:30 P.M. Parkinson's Disease     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Aug 22 1:30 P.M. The Cancer Spouse     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Aug 29 1:30 P.M. Post-Acute Covid-19 Syndrome (Pacs)     NH World (11.3)


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