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Episode 46: Article Reviews: Determinants of Weight Loss Maintenance

In this episode, OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC and Sarah Wells, MD discuss a recent article about the determinants of weight loss maintenance. Topics covered include what determinants were found to be positively … Learn more

Episode 45: Clinical Conversations: Obesity Treatment in a Primary Care Setting

In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Dr. Nikhil Dhurandhar, highlighted speakers from Obesity Medicine 2021 – Virtual, about treating obesity in a primary care setting. Topics covered include, discussing weight management … Learn more

Episode 44: Article Reviews: Patient Assisted Virtual Physical

In this episode, OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews Carolynn Francavilla, MD, FOMA to discuss a recent article on virtual physicals using telehealth. Topics covered include: Individualizing the telehealth physical exam, limitations and … Learn more

Episode 43: Clinical Conversations: Health at Every Size Movement

In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Drs. Scott Kahan and Elizabeth Holm, highlighted speakers from Overcoming Obesity 2020 – Virtual, about the Health at Every Size Movement and talking with patients … Learn more

Episode 42: Article Reviews: Safety and Effectiveness of Longer-Term Phentermine Use

In this episode, OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews Mahtab Ahmed, MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM about a recent article on the safety and effectiveness of longer-term Phentermine use. Topics covered include risks and … Learn more

Episode 41: Clinical Conversations: Harnessing Technology and Software to Fight the Obesity Epidemic

In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Dr. Louis Aronne, keynote speaker from Overcoming Obesity 2020 – Virtual, about harnessing technology to enhance obesity treatment. Topics covered include technology tools for connecting … Learn more

Episode 40: Article Reviews: Long-Term Weight Loss in the Diabetes Prevention Program

In this episode, OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews Laura Davisson, MD, MPH, FACP, to discuss a recent article on the comparison of Metformin and lifestyle intervention in diabetes prevention. Topics covered include … Learn more

Episode 39: Clinical Conversations: The Case Against Sugar

In this episode, obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Gary Taubes, keynote speaker from Obesity Medicine 2021 – Virtual, about the impact of sugar on nutrition. Topics covered include: the relative risk of sugar … Learn more

Episode 37: Clinical Conversations: Anti-Obesity Medicines Under Development

In this episode, obesity medicine specialist and OMA Clinical Education Director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC, a highlighted speaker from Overcoming Obesity 2020 – Virtual, about new pharmaceutical agents in … Learn more