Obesity causes diabetes and heart problems increasing the risk for a stroke. Obesity also affects heart and blood vessels. Besides diabetes and heart problems, obesity also causes respiratory problems, abnormal blood cholesterols, gallstones, and osteoarthritis. Obesity is intimately intertwined with multiple health conditions that underlie cardiovascular disease including high blood pressure, and diabetes. Therefore having obesity and diabetes both increases the risk for heart disease and stroke. This session discusses the consequences of diabetes and obesity increasing heart problems, and the latest multi-pronged treatment methodologies to target diabetes, heart problems and obesity etc.

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