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Episode 53: Clinical Conversations: The “Evidence-based” vs. “Internet-based” Keto Diet

In this episode, obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Dr. Eric Westman, highlighted speaker from the Overcoming Obesity 2021 Conference, about updates on keto diet clinical research and a survey of “internet keto” diet … Learn more

Episode 52: Clinical Conversations: STEP, The First of Many Steps Toward the Future of Obesity Pharmacotherapy

In this episode, obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Dr. Robert Kushner, highlighted speaker from the Overcoming Obesity 2021 Conference, about The Semaglutide Treatment Effect in People with Obesity (STEP) Trials. Topics covered include … Learn more

Episode 51: Clinical Conversations: Better Together: Exploring Combination Therapies for Obesity Management

In this episode, obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Dr. Angela Fitch, highlighted speaker from the Overcoming Obesity 2021 Conference, about identifying and selecting obesity treatment strategies from the wide variety of options currently … Learn more

Episode 50: Clinical Conversations: A Hot Mess: Obesity, Inflammation, and CVD Systems Thinking

In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Dr. Lance Simkins, highlighted speaker from Obesity Medicine 2021 – Virtual, about obesity, inflammation and cardiovascular disease. Topics covered include, how obesity promotes inflammation in … Learn more

Episode 49: Clinical Conversations: Primary Care Management of Patients Following Bariatric Surgery

In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Dr. Catherine Varney, highlighted speaker from Obesity Medicine 2021 – Virtual, about primary care management of patients following bariatric surgery. Topics covered include reasons patients … Learn more

Episode 47: Clinical Conversations: Do No Harm – Alternatives to Weight Promoting Medications

In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Dr. Donna Ryan, highlighted speaker from Obesity Medicine 2021 – Virtual, about alternatives to weight promoting medications. Topics covered include, most commonly prescribed medications that … Learn more