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A Strong Correlation:  Obesity and Mental Illness

A Strong Correlation: Obesity and Mental Illness

| May 1, 2022

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

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

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

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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Creating Inclusive Environments: How to Make Patients of All Sizes Feel Welcome

Creating Inclusive Environments: How to Make Patients of All Sizes Feel Welcome

| January 1, 2022

by Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA Dr. Ethan 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 for this article. Disclosures: Dr. Lazarus serves on the speaker’s bureau for Novo […]

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Obesity Treatment Reflections: Looking  Ahead to 2022

Obesity Treatment Reflections: Looking Ahead to 2022

| December 1, 2021

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: Dr. Lazarus serves on the speaker’s bureau for Novo Nordisk. Bariatric Times. […]

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Treating Diabetes and Obesity: Complementary Approaches to Care

Treating Diabetes and Obesity: Complementary Approaches to Care

| November 1, 2021

by Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA Dr. Pennings is Associate Professor and Chair of family medicine at Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine (CUSOM), serves as the director of the Campbell University Health Center, and is an Executive Director of Clinical Education for the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA). Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author […]

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World Mental Health Day: Striking a Balance in Treatment

World Mental Health Day: Striking a Balance in Treatment

| October 1, 2021

by Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA Dr. Lazarus is the owner and physician at Clinical Nutrition Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado. He currently serves as president of the Board of the Obesity Medicine Association and represents OMA in the House of Delegates of the American Medical Association. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has […]

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Conference Preview: Overcoming Obesity 2021

Conference Preview: Overcoming Obesity 2021

| September 1, 2021

by Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA Dr. Lazarus is the owner and physician at Clinical Nutrition Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado. He represents the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) in the House of Delegates of the American Medical Association. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of […]

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Eliminating Bias: How to Approach Pediatric Obesity Treatment

Eliminating Bias: How to Approach Pediatric Obesity Treatment

| August 1, 2021

by Suzanne Cuda, MD, FOMA, FAAP Dr. Cuda is a Fellow of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA), has participated as an OMA committee member, and was the past Secretary/Treasurer for the Obesity Treatment Foundation. She is the primary author for the Pediatric Obesity Algorithm and the editor of the OMA Pediatric Self-Assessment program.  Funding: No […]

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