NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — After 30 years, new guidelines have been established for weight loss surgery, which expands eligiblity, helping to improve many weight-related diseases.

Dr. Darren Tishler, the chief of medical and surgical weight loss at Hartford Hospital, explains what the new guidelines are and what it means for people who are overweight or obsese.

Watch the full interview in the video above. Learn more at Hartford HealthCare’s website.