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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 71: Article Reviews: Clinical Practice Statements for the Management of Obesity – Cancer and Obesity; Part 2 of 2

    Episode 71: Article Reviews: Clinical Practice Statements for the Management of Obesity – Cancer and Obesity; Part 2 of 2

    OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA, AMA Delegate about the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Clinical Practice Statement for which he was first author, titled 'Cancer and Obesity'. The CPS serves as a flexible guide for providers seeking to create or improve an obesity medicine program.



    Today's topics include the management and care of patients with obesity following a cancer diagnosis; the need for aggressive treatment of obesity using behavioral, medical and surgical strategies; the benefits of weight loss in cancer patients with obesity; and the devastating impact that clinician bias can have on the long term progression of patients with obesity.



    In our article review podcasts, we have carefully selected recent articles included in the latest version of the Obesity Pillars, which is the official Gold Open Access online-only journal of the Obesity Medicine Association and is devoted to the publication of clinical and evidence-based research for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care clinicians in the field of obesity that can be found at https://www.journals.elsevier.com/obesity-pillars. We then discuss this new science with obesity experts. To access other resources from the clinical leader in Obesity Medicine, visit: www.obesitymedicine.org.



    This podcast has been divided into 2 parts, with this being second and the final part.



    Episode Guests



    Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC
    Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA, AMA Delegate



    Resources Mentioned
    Obesity Pillars



    Cancer and Obesity: An Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Clinical Practice Statement (CPS) 2022

    • 18 min
    Episode 70: Article Reviews: Clinical Practice Statements for the Management of Obesity – Cancer and Obesity; Part 1 of 2

    Episode 70: Article Reviews: Clinical Practice Statements for the Management of Obesity – Cancer and Obesity; Part 1 of 2

    OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA, AMA Delegate about the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Clinical Practice Statement for which he was first author, titled 'Cancer and Obesity'. The CPS serves as a flexible guide for providers seeking to create or improve an obesity medicine program.



    Today's topics include the complex relationship between cancer and obesity; how the steep decline of nicotine use over the past 30 years can inform us regarding possibilities for obesity management and care; and the nature of fat as a metabolically, hormonally active substance that predisposes the body to different types of cancer.



    In our article review podcasts, we have carefully selected recent articles included in the latest version of the Obesity Pillars, which is the official Gold Open Access online-only journal of the Obesity Medicine Association and is devoted to the publication of clinical and evidence-based research for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care clinicians in the field of obesity that can be found at https://www.journals.elsevier.com/obesity-pillars. We then discuss this new science with obesity experts. To access other resources from the clinical leader in Obesity Medicine, visit: www.obesitymedicine.org.



    This podcast has been divided into 2 parts, with the final part following this segment.



    Episode Guests



    Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC
    Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA, AMA Delegate



    Resources Mentioned
    Obesity Pillars



    Cancer and Obesity: An Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Clinical Practice Statement (CPS) 2022

    • 20 min
    Episode 69: Article Reviews: Clinical Practice Statements for the Management of Obesity – Cancer and Obesity; Full Podcast

    Episode 69: Article Reviews: Clinical Practice Statements for the Management of Obesity – Cancer and Obesity; Full Podcast

    OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA, AMA Delegate about the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Clinical Practice Statement for which he was first author, titled 'Cancer and Obesity'. The CPS serves as a flexible guide for providers seeking to create or improve an obesity medicine program.



    Today's topics include the complex relationship between cancer and obesity; how the steep decline of nicotine use over the past 30 years can inform us regarding possibilities for obesity management and care; and the nature of fat as a metabolically, hormonally active substance that predisposes the body to different types of cancer. Additionally, our experts discuss the management and care of patients with obesity following a cancer diagnosis; the need for aggressive treatment of obesity using behavioral, medical and surgical strategies; the benefits of weight loss in cancer patients with obesity; and the devastating impact that clinician bias can have on the long term progression of patients with obesity.



    In our article review podcasts, we have carefully selected recent articles included in the latest version of the Obesity Pillars, which is the official Gold Open Access online-only journal of the Obesity Medicine Association and is devoted to the publication of clinical and evidence-based research for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care clinicians in the field of obesity that can be found at https://www.journals.elsevier.com/obesity-pillars. We then discuss this new science with obesity experts. To access other resources from the clinical leader in Obesity Medicine, visit: www.obesitymedicine.org.



    Following this podcast, the contents have been divided into 2 parts in the following episodes.



    Episode Guests



    Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC
    Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA, AMA Delegate



    Resources Mentioned
    Obesity Pillars
    Cancer and Obesity: An Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Clinical Practice Statement (CPS) 2022

    • 32 min
    Episode 68: Clinical Conversations: Top 10 Obesity Myths

    Episode 68: Clinical Conversations: Top 10 Obesity Myths

    In this episode, Obesity Medicine Specialist and OMA Clinical Education Director Dr. Nicholas Pennings joins NP Obesity Treatment Center owner Dr. Angela Golden to debunk common myths surrounding obesity and discuss effective strategies for supporting patients with obesity.



    Today's topics include the misconception of obesity as being a "condition of will power" as opposed to a chronic, progressive, relapsing and treatable disease; the importance of ongoing clinician education concerning obesity; how obesity impacts the cancer rate; tips for helping patients re-frame their internal biases; as well as productive goal-setting for lasting results and the necessity of food planning and preparation.




    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 Guest



    Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM



    Angela Golden, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP



    Resources Mentioned



    2022 Spring Obesity Summit



    www.obesitymedicine.org/podcasts

    • 26 min
    Episode 67: Clinical Conversations: The Satiety Index in Dieting

    Episode 67: Clinical Conversations: The Satiety Index in Dieting

    In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Dr. Justin Tondt, highlighted speaker from the Overcoming Obesity 2021 Conference, about the role of the satiety index in obesity treatment. Topics covered include distinguishing between satiety and satiation, how the satiety index is determined, the effects of alcohol and caffeine on appetite, as well as the role of water plays in satiety.




    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 Guest



    Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM



    Justin Tondt, MD



    Resources Mentioned



    2021 Fall Obesity Summit



    www.obesitymedicine.org/podcasts



    Related Resources



    https://academy.obesitymedicine.org/p/Overcoming_Obesity_2021_Fall_Obesity_Summit_recorded
    https://academy.obesitymedicine.org/p/Overcoming_Obesity_2021_Fall_Obesity_Summit_recorded_noncme

    • 17 min
    Episode 66: Clinical Conversations: Obesity In Black Women: What Are We Missing?

    Episode 66: Clinical Conversations: Obesity In Black Women: What Are We Missing?

    In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Dr. Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie about the role of BMI in assessing obesity in Black women and the reasons why clinicians should consider the unique features of excess weight in Black women when diagnosing metabolic disease. Topics include cultural considerations pertaining to body fat (in Black women), effective communication and personal bias awareness.
    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 Guest



    Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM



    Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie, M.D., Diplomate ABOM



    Resources Mentioned



    www.obesitymedicine.org/podcasts



    2022 OMA Spring Summit

    • 24 min

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