(WTNH) – Weight loss conversations seem to be growing in local communities every day. Yet, with an abundance of weight loss supplements and trendy diets, knowing where to start can be overwhelming.

Dr. Danielle Friedman, a bariatric and general surgeon at Hartford HealthCare Digestive Institute, joins News 8 to discuss a range of topics from surgical weight loss options to obesity medicine.

Watch the video above for the full interview.