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Episode 27: Clinical Conversations: Behavioral Interventions in Lifestyle Change

Episode Description In this episode, obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Ariana Chao, PhD, CRNP a keynote speaker from Obesity Medicine 2020 – Virtual, about the role of behavioral interventions in … Learn more

Episode 26: Article Reviews: Wearable Technologies and Physical Activity

Episode Description In this episode, OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA Dipl. ABOM interviews Jennifer Ng, MD to discuss a recent article about the impact of wearable technologies in a clinical practice. Topics covered include: ways to incorporate … Learn more

Episode 25: Clinical Conversations: Nutritional Strategies

Episode Description In this episode, obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Leigh Ettinger, MD, MS, Dipl. ABOM and Michael Ozner, MD, FACC, FAHA, highlighted speakers from Obesity Medicine 2020 – Virtual, … Learn more

Episode 24: Article Reviews: Workplace Wellness Effectiveness

Episode Description In this episode, OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA Dipl. ABOM interviews Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, FOMA, to discuss a recent article about the impact of workplace wellness programs on health. Topics covered include: the background … Learn more

Episode 23: Clinical Conversations: Addressing Obesity Treatment Myths

Episode Description In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Yoni Freedhoff, MD a keynote speaker from Obesity Medicine 2020 – Virtual, about successful practices he uses in his clinic … Learn more

Episode 21: Clinical Conversations: Breaking Weigh Plateaus

Episode Description In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Tonia Vinton, MD, Dipl. ABOM, a highlighted speaker from Overcoming Obesity 2019, about challenges to overcoming weight plateaus. Topics covered … Learn more

Episode 20: Article Reviews: Statin Therapy

Episode Description In this episode, the OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA Dipl. ABOM and  W. Allen Rader, MD, MFOMA review a recent article about individualizing obesity treatment with statin therapy. Topics covered include: individualized approached to statin … Learn more

Episode 19: Clinical Conversations: Obesity Treatment for Low-income Patients

Episode Description In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Caroline Apovion, MD, a highlighted speaker from Overcoming Obesity 2019, about obesity treatment challenges and opportunities in low-income populations. Topics … Learn more

Episode 18: Article Reviews: Gut hormones and obesity

Episode Description In this episode, the OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA Dipl. ABOM interviews Marisa Censani, MD, Dipl. ABOM, reviewing a recent article about the relationship between gastrointestinal hormones and obesity. Topics covered include: gut hormone treatments … Learn more

Episode 17: Clinical Conversations: Newest Endoscopic Bariatric Procedures

Episode Description In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Shelby Sullivan, MD, a highlighted speaker from Overcoming Obesity 2019, giving an overview of the newest endoscopic bariatric procedures and … Learn more