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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

Episode 36: Clinical Conversations: Starting an Obesity Medicine Practice

In this episode, OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews Karli Burridge, PA-C, MMS, FOMA to discuss her experience in starting an obesity medicine practice. Topics covered include: practice components and structure to consider … Learn more

Episode 35: Clinical Conversations: Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

In this episode, obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Krista Varady, PhD, a highlighted speaker from Overcoming Obesity 2020 – Virtual, about the role of intermittent fasting in weight management. Intermittent … Learn more

Episode 34: Article Reviews: Ketogenic Diet for the Management of Body Weight

In this episode, OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews Sarah Hallberg, DO, MS, ACSM-CEP, FOMA, FNLA, to discuss a recent report from the National Lipid Association about managing body weight with the ketogenic … Learn more

Episode 33: Clinical Conversations: Psychological Treatments for Obesity

In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Nicole Garber, MD, Dipl. ABOM, a highlighted speaker from Overcoming Obesity 2020 – Virtual, about the behavioral health challenges associated with obesity … Learn more

Episode 32: Article Reviews: Weight Loss Medications after Bariatric Surgery

In this episode, OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FAHA, FTOS, to discuss a recent article about the utility of weight loss medications after bariatric … Learn more

Episode 31: Clinical Conversations: Understanding Food Addiction

In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Connie Stapleton, PhD, a highlighted speaker from Obesity Medicine 2020 – Virtual, about obesity and food addiction. Topics covered include: how food … Learn more