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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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09/29/20

Overcoming Obesity 2020 – Virtual Speaker Series: Q&A with Dr. Dike Drummond

The fall conference is just around the corner, and this time, it’s entirely virtual. Although the format is new, the opportunity is unchanged. The leading…

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09/28/20

OMA President-Elect Responds to Dr. Akshay B Jain’s article, “Obesity and the Bitter Pill of Truth”

The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) would like to commend Dr. Akshay B. Jain on the excellent article in Medscape , “Obesity and the Bitter Pill…

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06/12/18

American Medical Association House of Delegates Approves Resolution to Remove More Barriers to Obesity Treatment

Obesity Medicine Association cites off-label drug restrictions as out-of-date and harmful to patients CHICAGO (June 12, 2018)—The American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates today…

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06/21/17

Report from the AMA Annual Meeting

The Obesity Medicine Association was represented at the American Medical Association (AMA) Annual Meeting by delegate Ethan Lazarus, MD, and alternate delegate Carolynn Francavilla, MD.…

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02/03/17

Dr. Craig Primack, OMA Vice President, Featured in Advances in Therapy

Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA, who is the vice president of the Obesity Medicine Association and a clinical obesity specialist in Scottsdale, Ariz., contributed…

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01/01/17

2017 Obesity Guidelines Offer Tips for Patient-friendly Office Equipment

For millions of Americans battling obesity, the biggest obstacle to weight loss and wellness is not whether they can stick to a diet or exercise…

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