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

Published Date: June 7, 2021

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 the success of the intensive lifestyle intervention of the Diabetes Prevention Program, the difficulty many patients have with weight loss maintenance, and the consideration of prescribing Metformin for prediabetes.

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. To access other resources from the clinical leader in Obesity Medicine, visit: www.obesitymedicine.org.

Episode Guests


Laura Davisson, MD, MPH, FACP

Resources Mentioned

Long-Term Weight Loss With Metformin or Lifestyle Intervention in the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study

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