Over 2,000 patients sought weight loss support at HMC in 2017

Doha: Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Department of Dietetics and Nutrition received more than 2,000 patients last year seeking weight loss support. The Department offers a variety of services, including a medically-supervised weight loss program for patients seeking to achieve a healthier lifestyle and weight.

 

Dr Yousuf Al Maslamani (pictured), Medical Director at Hamad General Hospital, says many people view weight loss surgery as the solution to obesity but he cautions it isn’t always the best option.

 

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