88 episodes

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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    • 4.5 • 51 Ratings

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 94: Clinical Conversations: Hunger, Satiety, and Mental Health - A Complex Dance

    Episode 94: Clinical Conversations: Hunger, Satiety, and Mental Health - A Complex Dance

    In this Episode, Obesity Medicine Specialist and OMA Clinical Education Director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews, Dr. Carl Knopke, a highlighted speaker from the Obesity Medicine 2024 Conference session Hunger, Satiety, and Mental Health: A Complex Dance. In this episode, they will discuss stress, anxiety, and depression and the role they play in the appetite regulatory process via complex hormonal pathways. Additionally, they will review possible novel treatment approaches to aid the stressed patient in losing weight.

    • 20 min
    Episode 93: Clinical Conversations: The Importance of the Language We Use

    Episode 93: Clinical Conversations: The Importance of the Language We Use

    In this Episode, Obesity Medicine Specialist and OMA Clinical Education Director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews, Theodore Kyle, a highlighted speaker from the Obesity Medicine 2023 Conference session The Power of Putting People First: the Importance of the Language We Use. In this episode, they will discuss the importance of the language healthcare providers use and how it can potentiate the stigma that patients with obesity experience. They will review existing evidence surrounding the impact of language and communication style on weight management outcomes and discuss best practices to minimize feelings of weight stigma and weight bias during patient interactions. 

    • 26 min
    Episode 92: Clinical Conversations: Obesity & Health Disparities - It's a Family Affair

    Episode 92: Clinical Conversations: Obesity & Health Disparities - It's a Family Affair

    In this Episode, Obesity Medicine Specialist and OMA Clinical Education Director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews, Dr. Kathi Earles, a highlighted speaker from the Overcoming Obesity 2023 Conference, Obesity & Health Disparities: It's A Family Affair. In this episode they will discuss institutional framework resulting in health disparities, review the impact of social determinants of health on family-centered obesity treatment for the pediatric and adult population, identify innovative strategies to apply a family-centered treatment model for patients.

    • 26 min
    Episode 91: Article Reviews: Obesity and Thrombosis

    Episode 91: Article Reviews: Obesity and Thrombosis

    In this episode Co-Authors, Dr. Harold Bays and Dr. Angela Fitch, review the article Obesity, thrombosis, venous disease, lymphatic disease and lipedema: An Obesity Medicine Association Clinical Practice Statement 2023.

    • 20 min
    Episode 90: Clinical Conversations: Early Intervention in Weight Management: Treating Pre-Obesity

    Episode 90: Clinical Conversations: Early Intervention in Weight Management: Treating Pre-Obesity

    In this Episode, Obesity Medicine Specialist and OMA Clinical Education Director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews, Dr. Michelle Look, a highlighted speaker from the Obesity Medicine 2023 Conference, Early Intervention in Weight Management: Treating Pre-Obesity. Topics covered will include identifying the risks associated with pre-obesity, best practices for screening and taking a weight history, and reviewing practical treatment strategies to halt the progression of the disease.
    Episode Guests
    Michelle Look, MD, FAAFP
    Related Resources
    https://academy.obesitymedicine.org/content/overcoming-obesity-2023-early-intervention-weight-management-treating-pre-obesity-recorded#group-tabs-node-course-default1 

    • 22 min
    Episode 89: Article Reviews: Prior Authorizations for Anti-Obesity Medications

    Episode 89: Article Reviews: Prior Authorizations for Anti-Obesity Medications

    In this episode, Dr. Harold Bays and Dr. Carolynn Francavilla discuss their experience with prior authorizations for obesity medications including the highly effective GLP-1 medications. 

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

Redsg33 ,

Learning so much

I am a new member of the OMA and really enjoying this podcast. I am learning so much and I’m inspired to seek my ABOM certification.

radiem! ,

Please fix editing issues

Great podcast when I can listen seamlessly.

Two of the three episodes that I’ve tried to listen to have major editing issues where the audio starts over multiple times. This is very disruptive.

BENNY2005 ,

Topics

Great precise topics. Love this podcast

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