OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews Karli Burridge, PA-C, MMS, FOMA about the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Clinical Practice Statement (CPS) for which she was first author, titled ‘Nutrition and Physical Activity’. The CPS serves as a flexible guide for providers seeking to create or improve an obesity medicine program. Topics include personal history documentation; laboratory procedures; components of energy expenditure; non-exercise activity thermogenesis (NEAT); accurately assessing and understanding body composition; body fat cut-off levels and the inclusion of a “pre-obesity” category.
In our article review podcasts, we have carefully selected recent articles included in the latest version of the Obesity Pillars, which is the official Gold Open Access online-only journal of the Obesity Medicine Association and is devoted to the publication of clinical and evidence-based research for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care clinicians in the field of obesity that can be found at https://www.journals.elsevier.com/obesity-pillars. We then discuss this new science with obesity experts. To access other resources from the clinical leader in Obesity Medicine, visit: www.obesitymedicine.org.
In this episode, we analyze how obesity doctors can maximize patient documentation (EMR’s) as well as the documentation of energy expenditure.
Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC
Karli Burridge PA-C, MMS, FOMA