Episode 66: Clinical Conversations: Obesity In Black Women: What Are We Missing?

Published Date: July 9, 2022

In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Dr. Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie about the role of BMI in assessing obesity in Black women and the reasons why clinicians should consider the unique features of excess weight in Black women when diagnosing metabolic disease. Topics include cultural considerations pertaining to body fat (in Black women), effective communication and personal bias awareness.
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Episode Guest

Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM

Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie, M.D., Diplomate ABOM

Resources Mentioned


2022 OMA Spring Summit

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