Q&A With Maria E. Pena From North Shore LIJ: Taking a Softer Touch to Treating Obese and Overweight Patients

February 2, 2016
Gale Scott

For some doctors, treating patients who are obese or overweight can take a certain soft touch that they may not be used to using in their practice

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For some doctors, treating patients who are obese or overweight can take a certain soft touch that they may not be used to using in their practice. With obesity becoming a growing problem in this country it is vital that they help make their patients as healthy as possible.

Maria Pena, MD, from the North Shore LIJ Health System discussed what steps can be taken to help doctors get the best results from treating this patient population.