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Treating Obesity with Dr. Arya Sharma (Extended interview)

Dr. Arya Sharma is Professor and Chair in Obesity Research and Management at the University of Alberta. He's one of North America's foremost experts in obesity. More than just knowledge, Sharma brings empathy and understanding to his treatment of obesity.

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