Video Category: Acromegaly and Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Learn more about acromegaly-related health concerns and patient support programs.

Part 1: Weight Concerns

Part 1: Weight Concerns

There are serious health risks associated with being overweight or obese, including compromised heart health, high blood pressure, diabetes and sleep apnea. Bernice Pancura, a clinical dietician in the field of endocrinology, talks about how these same risks are associated with acromegaly; so maintaining a healthy weight is especially critical in dealing with the condition....Watch Now

Part 2: Role of Healthy Eating

Part 2: Role of Healthy Eating

Healthy eating is imperative in order to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Bernice Pancura, a clinical dietician in the field of endocrinology, takes us through Canada's food guide, highlighting key nutrients in each of the four food groups, suggesting different strategies to achieve a balanced diet and stressing the importance of portion control....Watch Now


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