COVID-19 and Obesity

Judith Korner, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology at New York Presbyterian/ Columbia University Irving Medical Center, founder and Director of the Weight Control Center, Diplomate and Vice Chair of the American Board of Obesity Medicine

This study is a retrospective chart review to analyze the association of BMI and COVID-19 severity of illness and outcomes and to determine if obesity is an independent risk factor for disease severity.