Obesity medicine is the field of science dedicated to the comprehensive care of patients who are obese. In order to help patients with obesity problems, Dr. Abousaif uses a comprehensive, scientific, and individualized approach to treat the problem and help patients achieve their weight and health goals.
With a background in internal medicine and a focus in treating disorders of the digestive tract, Dr. Abousaif has unique expertise in the caring for obese patients, especially with it relates to fatty liver disease and metabolic syndrome.
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is the most common form of chronic liver disease in the U.S., affecting an estimated 80 – 100 million people, and appears in people who drink little to no alcohol.
Metabolic syndrome is an increasingly common disorder, with up to one-third of U.S. adults having it. It is the name for a group of risk factors that raise your risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, and other health problems. Are you at risk?