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Managing your weight is one of the most important steps you can take for a healthier life. More than one-third of Americans are obese. Obesity leads to life-threatening conditions like heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea and certain types of cancer.

Hartford HealthCare Medical & Surgical Weight Loss takes a uniquely holistic approach to medical and surgical weight loss. One that offers patients thorough care not just from physicians and surgeons, but also from a team of professionals looking out for your nutritional, physical and emotional well-being. All to help you gain the energy, self-confidence and control you need to manage your health and live the life you deserve. 



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Latest Videos

Explore Weight Loss Surgery Options

Dr. Aziz Benbrahim -Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery, MidState Medical Center, Hartford HealthCare Group, speaks about weight loss surgery options, how it can stop progress of diseases related to obesity.

Creating Healthy Eating Resolutions

Shannon Haynes, RD, CD-N, Dietitian Consultant, Hartford HealthCare, says that people will often try to change their habits all at once, but it might be more beneficial to pick one or two goals to focus on.

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