In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Dr. John Batsis, highlighted speaker from the Overcoming Obesity 2021 Conference, the evaluation and treatment of obesity in the geriatric population. Topics covered include the assessment of health risks of obesity in the the elderly population, the impact of obesity on cognitive function, and effects of weight loss on muscle mass and bone density.
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Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM
John Batsis, MD, FACP, ASGF, FGSA, FTOS