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 diet. Topics covered include: updates in the data related to the impact of the ketogenic diet on LDL cholesterol, what factors can lead to cholesterol absorption in the intestines, and when to recommend evaluation for beta-Sitosterolemia and treat with ezetimibe.
In our article review podcasts, we have carefully selected recent articles included in the latest version of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Obesity Algorithm, which is a comprehensive review of obesity medicine that can be found at obesitymedicine.org. We then discuss this new science with obesity experts.
Review of current evidence and clinical recommendations on the effects of low-carbohydrate and very-low-carbohydrate (including ketogenic) diets for the management of body weight and other cardiometabolic risk factors: A scientific statement from the National Lipid Association Nutrition and Lifestyle Task Force