The Connection Between Obesity, Inflammation and Heart Disease
Weight and BMI are giving way to new methods for determining Obesity, a major factor making heart disease our number one killer. Dr. Nehal Mehta also explains the correlations between Psoriasis, an inflammatory skin condition, and vascular health.
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Nehal Mehta, MD, MSCE, FACP, FAHA
Director, Inflammatory Risk Clinic, Preventive Cardiology; Physician Administrator, Cardiology Advanced Practitioner Service, University of Pennsylvania Health SystemDr. Nehal N. Mehta received his MSCE with a focus in genetic epidemiology. He is currently the Director of the Inflammatory Risk Clinic within Preventive Cardiology. He has clinical and research interests in moving epidemiological observations into translational studies in humans studying how inflammation affects insulin resistance, the metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis. Collaborating with Dr. Joel M. Gelfand, MD, MSCE,... more >