Episode 23: Clinical Conversations: Addressing Obesity Treatment Myths

Published Date: September 14, 2020

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 to treat obesity. Topics covered include: Shortcomings in medical care for patients with obesity, implicit and explicit biases, common myths around dieting, focus on behavior rather than outcomes, cheat days, thoughtful indulgence of food, and patient support in an obesity practice.

You can view Dr. Freedhoff’s presentation and access more information about Obesity Medicine podcasts and other resources from the clinical leader in Obesity Medicine at www.obesitymedicine.org/podcasts.

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Dr. Freedhoff’s Presentation

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