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Fundamentals of Obesity Treatment: OMA Extends a Virtual Primer for Practitioners

Fundamentals of Obesity Treatment: OMA Extends a Virtual Primer for Practitioners

| November 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA Dr. Pennings is an associate professor and Chair of Family Medicine at Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine; director of the Campbell University Health Center; and executive director of clinical education for the Obesity Medicine Association.  Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant […]

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Status, Stress, and Struggle: How Socioeconomic Circumstances Impact Obesity

Status, Stress, and Struggle: How Socioeconomic Circumstances Impact Obesity

| October 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Jennifer Ng, MD, DABOM Dr. Jennifer Ng is an internist with a secondary specialization in obesity medicine; Assistant Professor of Medicine of the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine in New York City, New York; and committee chair of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA)’s outreach committee.  Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author […]

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Overcoming Obesity: OMA’s Fall Conference to Offer the Latest Obesity Tools and Knowledge to Advance Obesity Outcomes

Overcoming Obesity: OMA’s Fall Conference to Offer the Latest Obesity Tools and Knowledge to Advance Obesity Outcomes

| September 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA Dr. Lazarus is Director of the Clinical Nutrition Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado, and he is the current president of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) and serves as their delegate in the American Medical Association (AMA).  Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant […]

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Managing Weight Loss for Older Adults: Key Considerations and Challenges

Managing Weight Loss for Older Adults: Key Considerations and Challenges

| August 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by John Batsis, MD, FACP, FTOS, AGSF, FGSA Dr. Batsis is an Associate Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, with a joint appointment in the Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Funding: No funding was provided. […]

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Key Considerations with Newer Anti-obesity Medications

Key Considerations with Newer Anti-obesity Medications

| July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA Dr. Bays is Medical Director, Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center in Louisville, Kentucky; Chief Science Officer for the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA); and a member of the Board of Trustees of the OMA. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: In the past 12 months, Dr. […]

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Obesity in Men:  What You Need to Know

Obesity in Men: What You Need to Know

| June 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Pankaj Timsina, MD, FOMA Dr. Timsina is a family medicine doctor in Denver, Colorado and has been a Fellow of the Obesity Medicine Association since 2020. He specializes in bariatric medicine and obesity and weight management. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflict of interest relevant to the content of […]

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A Strong Correlation:  Obesity and Mental Illness

A Strong Correlation: Obesity and Mental Illness

| May 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Atif Kabir, MD Dr. Kabir focuses on lifestyle and dietary interventions in obesity medicine at Mind Body Soul Matrix, a holistic, integrative, multi-component weight loss resource in Ottawa, Canada. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(5):20 Obesity […]

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OMA Spring Conference Showcases the Latest in Obesity Treatment

OMA Spring Conference Showcases the Latest in Obesity Treatment

| April 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA Dr. Lazarus has practiced obesity medicine since 2004. He has served on the Board of the Obesity Medicine Association since 2013, and also serves as their delegate in the American Medical Association. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflict of interest relevant to the content of […]

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Eating Disorders After Bariatric Surgery: Warning Signs and Risk Factors

Eating Disorders After Bariatric Surgery: Warning Signs and Risk Factors

| March 1, 2022 | 1 Comment

by Abby Bleistein, MD, DOMA Dr. Bleistein is the founder and director of Healthful Life MD in Golden, Colorado; is with Eating Recovery Center in Denver, Colorado; is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics; and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no […]

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A Disease Like No Other: Treating Obesity and its Comorbidities

A Disease Like No Other: Treating Obesity and its Comorbidities

| February 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, FOMA Dr. Fitch is the Co-Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School. She currently serves as President-elect of OMA. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflict of interest relevant to the content of this […]

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