Healthy Weight, Healthy Heart

The Link Between Weight, Heart Disease, and Diabetes

Join us on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 12:00 PM ET to learn more about the link between weight, heart disease, and diabetes.

Invited Speakers

Nisha Jhalani, MD
Director, CRF Women’s Heart Health Initiative
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of Inpatient Clinical Services, Columbia Interventional Cardiovascular Care
NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Rekha B. Kumar, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Attending Endocrinologist
NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

At the end of the program, you will know the answers to these questions:

  • What are healthy weight ranges?
  • How do excess weight and obesity lead to heart disease?
  • How is diabetes related to excess weight and obesity?
  • How can diet and exercise help reduce weight?
  • What medicines are available to manage weight?
  • What’s the best way to get motivated to take ownership of my health and control risk factors?