Bariatric clinic officially opens in Medicine Hat

A Bariatric Specialty Clinic officially opened in Medicine Hat on Thursday providing support for those battling obesity, with a multi-pronged approach to suit individual needs.

“We use a team approach that recognizes there are many factors influencing an individual’s inability to maintain a healthy weight,” said Dr. Arya Sharma, Alberta Health Services medical director for the provincial obesity program. “Beating obesity is not simply about exercise and how much food you eat.”

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