Short animation from the International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk. Topics discusses include weight loss, diabetes, cholesterol and blood pressure.
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Dr. Cheese: Uh! I almost forgot. I’m on call tonight. Mrs. Potato: Don’t forget, you have your annual checkup with Dr. Cheese tomorrow at eight o’clock. Mr. Potato: Oh dear! I haven’t lost an ounce after six months of hard work. Female: And how are we feeling today Mr. Potato? Mr. Potato: Okay, I guess. Female: Mr. Potato has arrived. Here’s his file. Mr. Potato: Hello doctor. Dr. Cheese: Good day to you Mr. Potato. Very good, you’ve lost 5 centimeters, your blood pressure has gone down by 10 millimeters, your blood sugar levels have normalized, your HDL cholesterol, the good cholesterol is up 10% and your trichloride have dropped 30%, well done. Your charts have really improved. Female: That’s right. Your waistline is much more important than your weight. Think of intra abdominal fat as a large gland that secrets toxins. Your metabolic profile has improved because this fat has diminished and you haven’t lost weight because you have gained muscle. Dr. Cheese: Ouch. Where did she learn that?