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Evidence-based obesity medicine research

Obesity Pillars® Journal

Our medical journal is dedicated to publishing evidence-based research for health care clinicians in the field of obesity medicine. Obesity Pillars® serves as a resource to assist clinicians to deliver patient-centered obesity medicine care in alignment with the OMA’s four pillars of obesity treatment: Nutrition Therapy, Physical Activity, Behavioral Modification, and Medical Interventions.

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Obesity Algorithm

The Obesity Algorithm® is a comprehensive clinical tool designed to guide healthcare professionals in the assessment and management of obesity. This algorithm provides a structured framework for evaluating patients with obesity, offering a step-by-step approach to diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing care. The Obesity Algorithm is regularly updated to reflect the latest research and clinical guidelines.

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Pediatric Obesity Algorithm

The Pediatric Obesity Algorithm® offers healthcare providers a structured approach for managing overweight and obesity in children and adolescents. This evidence-based tool draws from scientific research, medical knowledge, and the practical insights of pediatric clinicians who regularly address weight-related issues in young patients.

2023 Academy

OMA Academy

Customize your obesity medicine education and access the entire on-demand library of CME, ABOM Exam study materials, handouts, and other practical resources in the Obesity Medicine Academy.

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Pediatric Resources

OMA's pediatric resources encompass a wealth of educational materials, clinical guidelines, and research-based insights to aid healthcare professionals in effectively managing and preventing obesity in children and adolescents. OMA's commitment to combating pediatric obesity is reflected in its extensive pediatric-focused resources, empowering healthcare professionals to make a meaningful impact on the health and well-being of young patients.

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Rising Obesity Rates in America: A Public Health Crisis

Research has shown that obesity is reported to be a public crisis in the US (1,2,3). Worldwide obesity has tripled since 1975 (18). Obesity is…

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New “Supportive Obesity Care” Website for Healthcare Professionals

Our society can be hostile toward people with obesity who commonly face judgment, prejudice, and unfair treatment in their daily lives. This problem extends to the healthcare setting, where patients can face weight bias and stigma from physicians, nurses, psychologists, dietitians, medical students, and even healthcare professionals who specialize in obesity.

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Insulin and Weight Gain: Understanding the Connection

Insulin is a commonly used medication to treat patients with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Weight gain is a commonly seen side effect. Patients may have questions about insulin and potential weight gain out of concern for their appearance or their health (or both).

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Official podcast of the OMA

Obesity: A Disease

Podcast episodes provide valuable insights into treating the disease of obesity and better equip clinicians to understand and engage in treating this disease.

Obesity Medicine Job Board

A comprehensive and dynamic platform for individuals seeking employment opportunities in various fields. It is a valuable resource for job seekers by providing diverse job listings from reputable organizations spanning industries such as technology, healthcare, psychology, and more. Users can browse through a variety of job postings, including full-time, part-time, remote, and internships, catering to a broad spectrum of career needs. The OMA job board also offers a job submission feature where users can submit their own job listings.