Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

Obesity is a complex disease which requires an individually tailored evaluation and treatment plan. A successful approach, often requires the collaboration of a nutritonist, exercise physiologist, psychologist, and endocrinologist to provide a focussed mangement strategy. The associated metabolic syndrome with abnormal cholesterol profile, abdominal obesity, hypertension and abnormal glucose tolerance, increases the risk for cardiovascular desease. At the Center for Endocrine Health we offer a comprehensive a approach to each facet of the syndrome, thereby reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease.