Episode 93: Clinical Conversations: The Importance of the Language We Use
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1M ago
In this Episode, Obesity Medicine Specialist and OMA Clinical Education Director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews, Theodore Kyle, a highlighted speaker from the Obesity Medicine 2023 Conference session The Power of Putting People First: the Importance of the Language We Use. In this episode, they will discuss the importance of the language healthcare providers use and how it can potentiate the stigma that patients with obesity experience. They will review existing evidence surrounding the impact of language and communication style on weight management outcomes and discuss best practices t ..read more
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Episode 92: Clinical Conversations: Obesity & Health Disparities - It's a Family Affair
Obesity: A Disease
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1M ago
In this Episode, Obesity Medicine Specialist and OMA Clinical Education Director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews, Dr. Kathi Earles, a highlighted speaker from the Overcoming Obesity 2023 Conference, Obesity & Health Disparities: It's A Family Affair. In this episode they will discuss institutional framework resulting in health disparities, review the impact of social determinants of health on family-centered obesity treatment for the pediatric and adult population, identify innovative strategies to apply a family-centered treatment model for patients ..read more
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Episode 91: Article Reviews: Obesity and Thrombosis
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by Obesity Medicine
2M ago
In this episode Co-Authors, Dr. Harold Bays and Dr. Angela Fitch, review the article Obesity, thrombosis, venous disease, lymphatic disease and lipedema: An Obesity Medicine Association Clinical Practice Statement 2023 ..read more
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Episode 90: Clinical Conversations: Early Intervention in Weight Management: Treating Pre-Obesity
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by Obesity Medicine
4M ago
In this Episode, Obesity Medicine Specialist and OMA Clinical Education Director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews, Dr. Michelle Look, a highlighted speaker from the Obesity Medicine 2023 Conference, Early Intervention in Weight Management: Treating Pre-Obesity. Topics covered will include identifying the risks associated with pre-obesity, best practices for screening and taking a weight history, and reviewing practical treatment strategies to halt the progression of the disease. Episode Guests Michelle Look, MD, FAAFP Related Resources https://academy.obesitymedicine.org/content/overcoming-obe ..read more
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Episode 89: Article Reviews: Prior Authorizations for Anti-Obesity Medications
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by Obesity Medicine
4M ago
In this episode, Dr. Harold Bays and Dr. Carolynn Francavilla discuss their experience with prior authorizations for obesity medications including the highly effective GLP-1 medications.  ..read more
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Episode 88: Clinical Conversations: Do Sleepy Brains Make Poor Food & Other Lifestyle Choices? Impact of Sleep on Weight Management
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by Obesity Medicine
4M ago
In this Episode, Obesity Medicine Specialist and OMA Clinical Education Director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews, Dr. Marie-Pierre St Onge, a highlighted speaker from the Obesity Medicine 2023 Conference, Do Sleepy Brains Make Poor Food & Other Lifestyle Choices? Topics covered include the connection between sleep status and obesity, sleep deprivation and it's impacts on energy balance and physical activity and the benefits of improving sleep habits. Episode Guests Marie-Pierre St-Onge, PhD Related Resources https://academy.obesitymedicine.org/content/oma-2023-spring-summit-do-sleepy-brai ..read more
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Episode 87: Article Review: Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus, and Cardiometabolic Risk with Dr. Bindlish, Part 2 of 3
Obesity: A Disease
by Obesity Medicine
4M ago
In this episode, Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews Shagun Bindlish, MD. Our experts discuss a series of clinical practice statements recently published in ‘Obesity Pillars’, for which Dr. Bindlish was a co- author. Obesity Pillars is the official Gold Open Access journal of the Obesity Medicine Association, available exclusively online. In our article review podcasts, we carefully select articles from the latest version of Obesity Pillars, which is devoted to the publication of clinical and evidence-based researc ..read more
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Episode 86: Clinical Conversations: Therapies and Pharmacotherapy Treatment Options in Pediatrics
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by Obesity Medicine
4M ago
In this episode, we will be hearing from Dr. Suzanne Cuda, President and Medical Director for Alamo City Healthy Kids and Families. Joining her is Nancy Browne and Dr. Valarie O’Hara. Nancy is a nurse practitioner, pediatric obesity medicine specialist and is also a co-author of the OMA Pediatric Obesity Clinical Practice Statements. Dr. O’Hara is an ABOM certified obesity specialist and the medical director of the WOW 4 Wellness Clinic. Today’s topics are foundational therapies, shared decision making, off-label treatment and pharmacotherapy treatment options in pediatrics. Episode Guests Dr ..read more
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Episode 85: Article Review: Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus, and Cardiometabolic Risk with Dr. Bindlish, Part 1 of 3
Obesity: A Disease
by Obesity Medicine
4M ago
In this episode, Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews Shagun Bindlish, MD. Our experts discuss a series of clinical practice statements recently published in ‘Obesity Pillars’, for which Dr. Bindlish was a co- author. Obesity Pillars is the official Gold Open Access journal of the Obesity Medicine Association, available exclusively online. In our article review podcasts, we carefully select articles from the latest version of Obesity Pillars, which is devoted to the publication of clinical and evidence-based researc ..read more
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Episode 84: Clinical Conversations: NAFLD, The Sentinel Disease of Metabolic Syndrome
Obesity: A Disease
by Obesity Medicine
4M ago
In this episode, Obesity Medicine Specialist and OMA Clinical Education Director Dr. Nicholas Pennings and Dr. Robert Lustig, discuss non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and obesity. Dr. Lustig is a professor of pediatric in the division of endocrinology at UCSF. In addition to his rich contribution to the medical literature, he is an author of several best-selling books, and a passionate advocate for promoting metabolic health and nutrition especially with respect to the health risks of sugar. He was the keynote speaker at the OMA’s 2022 Fall Obesity Summit. His presentation was titled ” The BI ..read more
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