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The Obesity Medicine Association Blog is the leading industry hub for obesity medicine. Find the latest research, expert insights, and practical tips to tackle the multifaceted disease of obesity. Hear from OMA Outreach Committee members, OMA Board members, and more to gain a deeper understanding of the complex factors influencing obesity and explore innovative approaches to prevention, treatment, and long-term management. Join a community of healthcare professionals, researchers, and individuals passionate about combating obesity.

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Top Weight Loss Medications

Discover the most effective weight loss medications approved by the FDA. Comprehensive guide on safety, dosage, and efficacy for 2024.

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Weight Loss Medication Side Effects: Know Before You Start

Learn about the side effects of weight loss drugs, from digestive issues to long-term impacts. Get the facts before starting your regimen.

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Anti-Obesity Medications: A Story of Hope and Resilience

Over the last few years, research and development of Anti-Obesity Medications (AOMs) has blossomed. For the first time ever, many patients are able to lose…

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Exploring Medications for Preventative Cardiology: Treating Cardiovascular Health in Patients with Obesity  

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, and the medical community has endlessly worked to advance our knowledge of prevention, diagnosis, and timely…

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The OBSERVE Study: Insights into Anti-Obesity Medication Perceptions and Barriers

Sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company Since the American Medical Association officially recognized obesity as a disease in 2013, we have seen significant progress in…

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Obesity Medicine Association Issues a Position Statement on Compounded Peptides

DENVER, Co. – March 30, 2023 The Obesity Medicine Association has released its Position Statement on Compounded Peptides, with a summary that states:  “The Obesity…

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Achieving Balance as Remote Work Environments Continue

The COVID19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on obesity as a major public health issue for two particular reasons. First, obesity is one of the…

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Semaglutide for Treatment of Obesity

We now have a “Miracle Pen”! A pre-filled pen that is loaded with a brand new addition to the armamentarium of medicines to aid in…

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4 Metabolic Phenotypes to Aid in Weight Loss

Influencers say they know.  Family and friends say they know somebody who knows.  Everyone claims to have an answer for weight loss these days, but…

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