Obesity & Type 2 Diabetes: Early Intervention Critical in Reducing Risk for Complications


Early intervention is important to reduce the risk for complications for patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes. Two obesity experts explain more, here.

What are the most significant complications associated with obesity and type 2 diabetes that a primary care clinician is likely to encounter?

That was a question Patient Care Online asked 2 obesity experts, Shagun Bindlish, MD, and Peminda K. Cabandugama, MD. Dr Bindlish is a board member of the American Diabetes Association and medical director at One Medical in Dublin, California. Dr Cabandugama is the director of Digital Obesity at the Cleveland Clinic and a member of the Obesity Medicine Association.

Find out their answers and explanations in the video below.

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