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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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Overcoming Obesity 2023 – Schedule Announcement  

The agenda for Overcoming Obesity 2023 is now available to view! The Overcoming Obesity 2023 conference in San Antonio, TX, Oct 25-29 is the perfect…

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Overcoming Obesity 2023 Featured Speaker Announced

Join OMA this October 25-29 in San Antonio, TX for Overcoming Obesity 2023. This conference is the perfect opportunity to network with fellow obesity medicine…

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August OMA Member Highlight

Jerome Puryear, Jr., MD, DABOM, became an OMA member in 2019 and has made a great impact in his time here. He is an active…

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2023 Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates Report

Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA (Immediate Past-President of the OMA) attended the Annual AMA Meeting as the OMA delegate and Anthony Auriemma, MD, JD (Trustee, OMA…

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July OMA Member Highlight

Initially, Kabir Harricharan Singh, MD became a member to get a discount on attending the Spring 2017 OMA Conference in Seattle, but once he realized…

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OMA Collaborates on Multi-format Obesity Care Initiatives

To foster the extension of the expertise of ABOM-certified physicians to PCPs who are integral to the care of individuals with obesity, the Obesity Medicine…

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Insights from the Obesity Medicine 2023 Conference

Experts share their perspectives on obesity care, stigma, coaching skills, protein synthesis, and BMI limitations at the Obesity Medicine 2023 Conference in Manhattan. The bustling…

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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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April OMA Member Highlight

Sarah Holz, NP became a member of the OMA in 2019. She joined OMA because she was brand new to the field and wanted to…

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