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Dr. Andrew Dold

A Picture of Dr. Andrew Dold Dr. Andrew Dold is a board certified doctor of Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine practicing here in Atlanta. He went from 299 pounds to 207 pounds using the Quick Weight Loss Centers program.


Posts by Dr. Andrew Dold:

Obesity and Stroke

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or severely reduced, depriving brain tissue of oxygen and nutrients. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die. A stroke is a medical emergency. Prompt treatment is…

Obesity and Heart Disease – A Heavy Burden

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Obesity and Heart Disease – A Heavy Burden The American Heart Association has identified obesity as an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease. Coronary heart disease is defined as a buildup of plaque in the heart’s arteries that can…

Obesity and High Cholesterol – Don’t Take It Lightly

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

There are different types of cholesterol in the blood. In discussing obesity the concern is that you have higher levels of “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and lower levels of “good” cholesterol (HDL). Although having high cholesterol does not cause symptoms it…

Obesity and Hypertension

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

To understand the importance of weight loss relative to hypertension (high blood pressure) you must first understand what having hypertension can do to your body. Hypertension can affect many systems in the body – Cardiovascular: artery damage and narrowing, enlarged…

The Relationship Between Obesity and Diabetes

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Obesity and diabetes are the biggest public health challenges of the 21st century. Excess fatty tissue and obesity are the most important risk factors for type II diabetes. Because obesity is an important risk factor for diabetes, it is an…

Lose Weight, Gain Benefits

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Did you know that today 1 out of 3 adults are obese? Obesity means having too much body fat which is different than being overweight. Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measure used to determine whether someone is underweight, overweight,…