Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA, who is the vice president of the Obesity Medicine Association and a clinical obesity specialist in Scottsdale, Ariz., contributed to the latest installment in a patient and physician perspective series in the medical journal, Advances in Therapy. In the article, both Dr. Primack and his patient, Elizabeth Swanson, discuss their experiences throughout Ms. Swanson’s lifestyle modification program for obesity treatment.
Dr. Primack provides his perspective on behavior modification, insulin resistance, and finding a lifestyle program that was appropriate for his patient’s metabolism. Ms. Swanson discusses her perspective as a patient living with obesity, undergoing treatment with a clinical obesity specialist, and finally finding an approach that worked. View the full article, Behavior Modification: A Patient and Physician’s Perspective.
Other members of the Obesity Medicine Association have also contributed to the same series in Advances in Therapy. Read each of their articles below.
- Weight Loss: A Patient and Physician’s Perspective (Eric C. Westman, MD, MHS, MFOMA, and Lynne Daniel Ivey)
- Pharmacotherapy for Obesity and Changes in Eating Behavior: A Patient and Physician’s Perspective (Ed J. Hendricks, MD, MFOMA, and Piper L. Miguelgorry)
- Maintaining Weight Loss by Decreasing Sedentary Time: A Patient and Physician’s Perspective (Ethan Lazarus, MD, and Christopher Montoya)
- Insulin Resistance and Hunger in Childhood Obesity: A Patient and Physician’s Perspective (Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FOMA; Harold Bays, MD, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA; and Nicole Smith)