We are excited to announce that on October 21st at 1pm ET, @EisaiWeightLoss will be hosting a live Twitter Chat to discuss obesity related health risks. Moderating the chat will be Internal Medicine Doctor and Assistant Professor at Rush Medical University, Dr. Wilford Germino. Dr. Domenica Rubino, Director of Washington Center for Weight Management and Research, and Nurse Practitioner at MD Weight Loss & Nutrition, Cathy Gonzales will also be participating in the chat as field experts.
Q1: For those who are overweight/obese there may be weight-related #healthrisks. What are common obesity-related #healthrisks? #ObesityRisks
Q2: How is high blood pressure (HBP) defined? Why is it important to measure? #ObesityRisks
Q3: What is “high cholesterol?” Why is it important to measure? #ObesityRisks
Q4: What is the clinical definition of type 2 diabetes (T2D)? #ObesityRisks
Q5: What are the risks of type 2 diabetes (T2D) for clinically obese people? And what are potential symptoms of T2D? #ObesityRisks
Q6: What lifestyle changes are recommended for people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes? #ObesityRisks
Q7: How can a person tell whether they may be at risk for high blood pressure, cholesterol or type 2 diabetes? #ObesityRisks
Q8: Last Question! What resources exist to help people manage obesity-related #healthrisks? #ObesityRisks
To follow the chat, please search #ObesityRisks on Twitter or simply go to https://twitter.com/hashtag/obesityrisks?f=realtime during the time of the chat. If you can’t join us during the time of the chat, be sure to check out all the conversations even after the chat has ended.
*Dr. Germino (@DrGermino_Eisai), Dr. Rubino (@DrRubino_Eisai) and Cathy Gonzales (@CathyG_NP_Eisai) are paid spokespeople of Eisai Inc.