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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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Cultural Healthy Eating Guides

The Obesity Medicine Association, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, has created a number of cultural Healthy Eating Guides to be a resource to clinicians to…

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Can Intermittent Fasting Help in Treating Obesity? 

In a world where obesity rates continue to rise, the search for effective, sustainable, and science-backed solutions has never been more critical. Among the numerous…

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The Vegan Diet and Weight Loss

Should physicians recommend veganism for weight loss? Learn about the benefits and tips for a successful plant-based diet.

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The Influence of Food Insecurity on Obesity: A Call to Action

Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) are defined as “the conditions in the environment where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship and age that…

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Unlocking the Potential: How the Vegan Diet Can Help with Sustainable Weight Loss

Veganuary may be over, but the vegan movement continues to grow. Many patients come into the office asking about switching to a vegan diet for…

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Advising Patients with Obesity About the Keto Diet

Learn more about ketogenic diets and whether they may help with weight loss, class 3 obesity, and obesity-related health conditions such as diabetes.

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March OMA Member Highlight

Teji Dhami, MD, FOMA has been a member of the OMA since 2017 and became a fellow of OMA in 2022. Dr. Dhami became a member…

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Pediatric Obesity Research Update | Acceptability of Time-Limited Eating in Pediatric Weight Management

Each month, the OMA Pediatric Committee reviews a pediatric-focused obesity research update to help keep you up to date about the latest findings. This month’s update addresses nutrition…

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Alcohol and Obesity

While little research exists on the effects of alcohol on weight gain, the statistics of concurrent alcohol use with the disease of obesity, and the…

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