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Ask a Specialist: Gastroesophageal reflux disease and obesity healthy

Do you suffer from acid reflux, or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, also known as GERD?  Did you know there is a connection between reflux and obesity?  Learn more and find out about the symptoms of reflux and treatment options with Dr. Cedric Lorenzo, surgeon and medical director of the Queen’s Comprehensive Weight Management Program at The Queen’s Medical Center, in this segment of Ask a Specialist on Wake Up 2day. 

With the New Year right around the corner, now’s the time to start thinking about what you can do to make a change for the better.  If you want to lose weight and improve obesity-related health issues such as reflux, diabetes or high blood pressure, Dr. Cedric Lorenzo is part of the Queen’s Comprehensive Weight Management program that can help you do just that.  Their team of doctors, dietitians, physical therapists and psychologists are dedicated to helping you lose weight through a variety of means.  These include individualized meal planning, the Quick 20 weight-loss program, weight-loss surgery and more.  For more information, call 691-7546 or go to www.queensmedicalcenter.org/weightloss


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