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Obesity: A Disease is the official Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) FREE podcast exploring the many facets of the disease of obesity. Episodes provide valuable insights into this growing problem and better equip clinicians to understand and engage in treating this disease.

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Obesity: A Disease is the official Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) FREE podcast exploring the many facets of the disease of obesity. Episodes provide valuable insights into this growing problem and better equip clinicians to understand and engage in treating this disease.

    Episode 25: Clinical Conversations: Nutritional Strategies

    Episode 25: Clinical Conversations: Nutritional Strategies

    Episode Description

    In this episode, obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Leigh Ettinger, MD, MS, Dipl. ABOM and Michael Ozner, MD, FACC, FAHA, highlighted speakers from Obesity Medicine 2020 – Virtual, about different approaches in nutritional interventions for patients with obesity. Topics covered include: commonalities between nutritional interventions, strategies for dietary adherence, and the role of omega 3 fatty acid supplements as relating to nutritional strategies.



    You can view the nutritional panel and access more information about Obesity Medicine podcasts and other resources from the clinical leader in Obesity Medicine at www.obesitymedicine.org/podcasts.



    Episode Guests



    * Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM

    * Michael Ozner, MD, FACC, FAHA





    Related Resources

    Nutrition Presentations Presentation

    • 33 min
    Episode 24: Article Reviews: Workplace Wellness Effectiveness

    Episode 24: Article Reviews: Workplace Wellness Effectiveness

    Episode Description

    In this episode, OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA Dipl. ABOM interviews Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, FOMA, to discuss a recent article about the impact of workplace wellness programs on health. Topics covered include: the background of workplace wellness, possible reasons for low change in short-term healthcare costs and outcomes, and why certain health outcomes were missing in this study.

    In our article review podcasts, we have carefully selected recent articles included in the latest version of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Obesity Algorithm. We then discuss this new science with obesity experts.

    To access other resources from the clinical leader in Obesity Medicine, visit: www.obesitymedicine.org.

    Episode Guests



    * Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA, Dipl. ABOM

    * Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, FOMA



    Article Reviewed



    * Effect of a Workplace Wellness Program on Employee Health and Economic Outcomes: A Randomized Clinical Trial

    • 12 min
    Episode 23: Clinical Conversations: Addressing Obesity Treatment Myths

    Episode 23: Clinical Conversations: Addressing Obesity Treatment Myths

    Episode Description

    In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Yoni Freedhoff, MD a keynote speaker from Obesity Medicine 2020 – Virtual, about successful practices he uses in his clinic to treat obesity. Topics covered include: Shortcomings in medical care for patients with obesity, implicit and explicit biases, common myths around dieting, focus on behavior rather than outcomes, cheat days, thoughtful indulgence of food, and patient support in an obesity practice.



    You can view Dr. Freedhoff’s presentation and access more information about Obesity Medicine podcasts and other resources from the clinical leader in Obesity Medicine at www.obesitymedicine.org/podcasts.



    Episode Guests



    * Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM

    * Yoni Freedhoff, MD





    Related Resources

    Dr. Freedhoff’s Presentation

    • 21 min
    Episode 22: Article Reviews: The role ultra-processed diets play in weight gain

    Episode 22: Article Reviews: The role ultra-processed diets play in weight gain

    Episode Description

    In this episode, the OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA Dipl. ABOM interviews Justin Tondt, MD, reviewing a recent article about ultra-processed diets and weight gain. Topics covered include: why participants lost weight when participating in the unprocessed diet, the impact of processed food on metabolic health, and factors involved in ad-libitum satiety and cravings.

     

    In our article review podcasts, we have carefully selected recent articles included in the latest version of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Obesity Algorithm. We then discuss this new science with obesity experts.

     

    To access other resources from the clinical leader in Obesity Medicine, visit: www.obesitymedicine.org.

     

    Episode Guests



    * Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA, Dipl. ABOM

    * Justin Tondt, MD



    Article Reviewed



    * Ultra-Processed Diets Cause Excess Calorie Intake and Weight Gain

    • 14 min
    Episode 21: Clinical Conversations: Breaking Weigh Plateaus

    Episode 21: Clinical Conversations: Breaking Weigh Plateaus

    Episode Description

    In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Tonia Vinton, MD, Dipl. ABOM, a highlighted speaker from Overcoming Obesity 2019, about challenges to overcoming weight plateaus. Topics covered include: why weight plateaus occur, communicating weight loss expectations with patients, and managing anti-obesity medications during a weight plateau. Dr. Vinton is the medical director for the Nutrition and Weight Management Program at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas.

     

    You can access more information about Obesity Medicine podcasts and other resources from the clinical leader in Obesity Medicine at www.obesitymedicine.org/podcasts.

     

    Episode Guests



    * Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM

    * Tonia Vinton, MD, Dipl. ABOM

    • 17 min
    Episode 20: Article Reviews: Statin Therapy

    Episode 20: Article Reviews: Statin Therapy

    Episode Description

    In this episode, the OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA Dipl. ABOM and  W. Allen Rader, MD, MFOMA review a recent article about individualizing obesity treatment with statin therapy. Topics covered include: individualized approached to statin selection and use in patients with obesity, utilizing minimal weight loss to reduce the risk for diabetes, and combining statin treatment within a patient centered holistic approach to treating obesity and adiposity related diseases.

    In our article review podcasts, we have carefully selected recent articles included in the latest version of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Obesity Algorithm. We then discuss this new science with obesity experts.



    To access other resources from the clinical leader in Obesity Medicine, visit: www.obesitymedicine.org.



    Episode Guests



    * Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA, Dipl. ABOM

    * W. Allen Rader, MD, MFOMA



    Article Reviewed



    * Individualizing Treatment with Statin Therapy. 

    • 14 min

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