(WTNH) – Managing one’s weight, exercising, and eating healthy can all feel very overwhelming at times. Yet, understanding the importance of staying healthy has the potential to prevent other severe health issues.

Dr. Darren Tishler, the director of metabolic and bariatric surgery at Hartford HealthCare, joins News 8 to discuss a range of related topics from body weight’s association with other health issues to treatment options for weight loss.

Watch the video above for the full interview.