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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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COVID-19 Media Update: June 5, 2020

Hartford HealthCare Media Briefing – Friday June 5, 2020 · Hartford HealthCare Update · Weight Loss Surgery – Unique ways to provide patient care and support during pandemic · Health care Beyond COVID Speakers: Keith Grant, APRN, Director Infection Prevention, Hartford HealthCare Darren Tishler, MD, Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Hartford HealthCare Khalid Abbed, MD, Co-Physician-in-Chief, Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute

Surgical Weight Loss patients needing help during COVID-19 Pandemic

Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Hartford Healthcare, Dr. Darren Tishler, discussed the different stages of medical weight loss his patients are in and what they doing to stay engaged during the Covid-19 crisis.

         

         

                 

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A 10,000-square-foot facility in Farmington and several locations in Eastern Connecticut provide personalized health care for men, including weight-management issues.

 

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An Obesity Doctor’s Top 5 Myths About Weight Loss

As an Obesity Medicine Specialist, I know losing weight is not an easy task, and many myths persist about how to do it—which end up making it even harder. Below are the most common misconceptions on weight loss and physical activity I commonly hear during an office visit and hope [...]

Virtual Health: Now You Can Get Medical Care From Your Home

As Connecticut enters the surge stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, with state officials urging residents to “Stay Safe, Stay Home,” Hartford HealthCare will now offer access to most of its primary care, specialty and behavioral health providers through virtual health technology. More than 1,300 medical providers — including 550-plus primary [...]

Here’s Your Exercise Plan During COVID-19 Pandemic

Now that your gym is closed and you’re staying home because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it doesn’t mean you need to skip exercising. “The best example of aerobic exercise is sustained walking,” said Dr. Darren Tishler, director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Hartford HealthCare. “Biking (both stationary and [...]

Here’s What To Do if You Need, or Have, a Doctor’s Appointment

A message to patients from Dr. James Cardon, Hartford HealthCare Chief Clinical Integration Officer: Dear Patient: COVID-19, the new coronavirus, has affected all of us. To protect the people and communities we serve, Hartford HealthCare has put in place these policies and procedures for staff, patients and guests. If you have [...]

How to Get Some Help to Take Off the Weight

Dr. Thomas J. Lane Director of the Weigh Your Options, The Hospital of Central Connecticut Just as the clock ticks midnight on Jan. 1, resolutions are made to achieve personal goals or make lifestyle changes. A great number of resolutions are made, and broken, that revolve around weight loss. If [...]

Tallwood Men’s Health: Surgical and Medical Weight Loss for Men

Did you know that, in 1985, no state had an adult (male and female) obesity rate higher than 15 percent? Now, every state is at 20 percent or more. Even though Connecticut has the nation’s 10th-lowest obesity rate, about 27 percent of men in the state are obese. This trend [...]


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