Tag: obesity treatment

Among Patients Diagnosed with Obesity, Higher Disease Burden was Associated with More Referrals to Adult Weight Management Programs (AWMPs)

Among Patients Diagnosed with Obesity, Higher Disease Burden was Associated with More Referrals to Adult Weight Management Programs (AWMPs)

| September 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Amanda Velazquez, MD, DABOM, and Jennifer J. Kim, MA Dr. Velazquez is Director of Obesity Medicine, Comprehensive Weight Loss Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Kim is Senior Data Consultant, Southern California Kaiser Permanente in Pasadena, California.  Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: Dr. Velazquez is on […]

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Did Naming Obesity a Disease Improve the Outlook for People Living with It?

Did Naming Obesity a Disease Improve the Outlook for People Living with It?

| March 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Theodore K. Kyle, RPh, MBA, and Joseph F. Nadglowski, JR., BS  Mr. Kyle is with ConscienHealth in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mr. Nadglowski is with the Obesity Action Coalition in Tampa, Florida. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: Theodore K. Kyle reports professional fees from Gelesis, Novo Nordisk, and Nutrisystem. Joseph Nadglowski, Jr. […]

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Obesity Treatment Reflections: Looking  Ahead to 2022

Obesity Treatment Reflections: Looking Ahead to 2022

| December 1, 2021 | 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: Dr. Lazarus serves on the speaker’s bureau for Novo Nordisk. Bariatric Times. […]

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Major New Patient Care Trends Highlighted in the 2019 Obesity Algorithm

Major New Patient Care Trends Highlighted in the 2019 Obesity Algorithm

| July 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA Dr. Bays is the Medical Director and President of the Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center in Louisville, Kentucky; Chief Science Officer for the Obesity Medicine Association; Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology; and a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, as well […]

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Collaborative Advocacy against the Rising Tide of Obesity: A Winning Strategy Pays Off in South Carolina

Collaborative Advocacy against the Rising Tide of Obesity: A Winning Strategy Pays Off in South Carolina

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

by John D. Scott, MD, and Natalie Heidrich John D. Scott, MD, is Associate Professor of Surgery with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina; Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Director for the Bariatric Surgical Program of Greenville Health System; Assistant Program Director for Greenville Health System General Surgery Residency Program […]

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