RSSCategory: Medical Methods in Obesity Treatment

Obesity Medicine 2021 Virtual Conference: Treat Obesity First

Obesity Medicine 2021 Virtual Conference: Treat Obesity First

| April 1, 2021

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA Dr. Primack is co-director and co-founder of the Scottsdale Weight Loss Center in Scottsdale, Arizona, and the current President of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA). Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(4):20 […]

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Obesity and Nutrition: How Bariatric Surgeons Can Advance Outcomes

Obesity and Nutrition: How Bariatric Surgeons Can Advance Outcomes

| March 1, 2021

by Sandra Christensen, MSN, ARNP, FOMA Ms. Christensen is a board-certified nurse practitioner and the owner of Integrative Medical Weight Management in Seattle, Washington. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(3):20 National Nutrition Month reminds us of the important […]

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2021 Obesity Algorithm Provides Updated Clinical Guidance to Obesity Specialists

2021 Obesity Algorithm Provides Updated Clinical Guidance to Obesity Specialists

| February 1, 2021

by Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC Dr. Bays is Medical Director and President of the Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center in Louisville, Kentucky, and the Chief Science Officer of the Obesity Medicine Association. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Dr. Bays is the Chief Science Officer of the Obesity Medicine Association. […]

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Stress Management Can Help Bariatric Patients Manage Depression During COVID-19—Here’s How

Stress Management Can Help Bariatric Patients Manage Depression During COVID-19—Here’s How

| January 1, 2021

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA Dr. Primack is Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, in Scottsdale, Arizona, and President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Dr. Primack is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(1):20 As we enter a new […]

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A Look Ahead at Obesity Medicine in 2021

A Look Ahead at Obesity Medicine in 2021

| December 1, 2020

by Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA Dr. Lazarus is President-Elect of the Obesity Medicine Association and runs Clinical Nutrition Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Dr. Lazarus is the President-Elect of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(12):20 The culmination of another year offers clinicians a chance to reflect on the […]

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Pediatric Obesity Algorithm Update Adds Special Populations, Advanced Treatment, and Nutritional Information; Expands Key Sections

Pediatric Obesity Algorithm Update Adds Special Populations, Advanced Treatment, and Nutritional Information; Expands Key Sections

| November 1, 2020

by Suzanne Cuda, MD, FOMA, FAAP Dr. Cuda runs her own multicomponent clinic, Alamo City Healthy Kids & Families, in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Cuda is a Fellow of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) and is as member of three OMA committees. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Dr. Cuda is a Fellow of the […]

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Health Education Week Highlights Advancements and Opportunities in Obesity Medicine

Health Education Week Highlights Advancements and Opportunities in Obesity Medicine

| October 1, 2020

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA Dr. Primack is Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, in Scottsdale, Arizona, and President of the Obesity Medicine Association. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Primack is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(10):21 This year, National Health Education […]

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A Synergy Opportunity: Treating Patients with Diabetes and Obesity

A Synergy Opportunity: Treating Patients with Diabetes and Obesity

| September 1, 2020

by Nicholas Pennings, DO FOMA Dr. Pennings is Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine and director of the Campbell University Health Center in Lillington, North Carolina. Dr. Pennings also serves as Executive Director of Clinical Education for the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(9):19–20 The rise of obesity […]

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The Best Diets for Healthier Aging After Bariatric Surgery

The Best Diets for Healthier Aging After Bariatric Surgery

| August 1, 2020

by Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA Dr. Lazarus serves on the Board of the Obesity Medicine Association and as its delegate in the American Medical Association. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Lazarus serves on the Board of the Obesity Medicine Association and as its delegate in the American Medical Association. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(8):20–21 Aging […]

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An Incomplete Prescription: The Limitations of “Eat Less, Move More” in Obesity Treatment

An Incomplete Prescription: The Limitations of “Eat Less, Move More” in Obesity Treatment

| July 1, 2020

by Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, FOMA Dr. Fitch is the Associate Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center and faculty at the Harvard Medical School. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Fitch serves as Vice President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(7):20–21 The number of American adults living with obesity has […]

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