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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. Continue Reading >>
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. << Show Less
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Episode 70: 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
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Episode 70: 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
Episode 67: Article Reviews: Clinical Practice Statements for the Management of Obesity – Nutrition and Physical Activity; Full Podcast OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews Karli Burridge, PA-C, MMS, FOMA about the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Clinical Practice Statement (CPS) for which she was first author, titled 'Nutrition and physical activity'. The CPS serves as a flexible guide for providers seeking to create or improve an obesity medicine program. Topics include personal history documentation; laboratory procedures; components of energy expenditure; non-exercise activity thermogenesis (NEAT); accurately assessing and understanding body composition; body fat cut-off levels and the inclusion of a "pre-obesity" category.



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
Karli Burridge PA-C, MMS, FOMA



Resources Mentioned
Obesity Pillars
Episode 69: Article Reviews: Clinical Practice Statements for the Management of Obesity – Nutrition and Physical Activity, Part 2 of 2: Body Composition OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews Karli Burridge, PA-C, MMS, FOMA about the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Clinical Practice Statement (CPS) for which she was first author, titled 'Nutrition and physical activity'. The CPS serves as a flexible guide for providers seeking to create or improve an obesity medicine program. Topics include personal history documentation; laboratory procedures; components of energy expenditure; non-exercise activity thermogenesis (NEAT); accurately assessing and understanding body composition; body fat cut-off levels and the inclusion of a "pre-obesity" category.



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.



In this episode, we analyze the role of body composition in obesity medicine.



Episode Guests



Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC
Karli Burridge PA-C, MMS, FOMA



Resources Mentioned
Obesity Pillars
Episode 68: Article Reviews: Clinical Practice Statements for the Management of Obesity – Nutrition and Physical Activity, Part 1 of 2: Effective Patient Documentation; Electronic Medical Records (EMR’s) and Energy Expenditure OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews Karli Burridge, PA-C, MMS, FOMA about the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Clinical Practice Statement (CPS) for which she was first author, titled 'Nutrition and physical activity'. The CPS serves as a flexible guide for providers seeking to create or improve an obesity medicine program. Topics include personal history documentation; laboratory procedures; components of energy expenditure; non-exercise activity thermogenesis (NEAT); accurately assessing and understanding body composition; body fat cut-off levels and the inclusion of a "pre-obesity" category.



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.



In this episode, we analyze how obesity doctors can maximize patient documentation (EMR's) as well as the documentation of energy expenditure.



Episode Guests



Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC
Karli Burridge PA-C, MMS, FOMA



Resources Mentioned
Obesity Pillars
Episode 66: Clinical Conversations: Stop Weight Bias; Understanding Weight Bias and Healthcare In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Joe Nadglowski, President and CEO of The Obesity Action Coalition about stopping weight bias in obesity medicine. Topics include differentiating between stigma and bias; addressing internalized bias in patients with obesity; identifying our own biases as well as bias in staff members, the importance of person (or people) first language; and recognizing obesity as a trauma-based disease.




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



Joe Nadglowski, CEO of The Obesity Action Coalition



Resources Mentioned



www.obesitymedicine.org/podcasts



2022 OMA Spring Summit
Episode 61: Article Reviews: Clinical Practice Statements for the Management of Obesity; Full Podcast In this episode, Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews OMA Vice President Lydia Alexander, MD FOMA. Our experts discuss a series of clinical practice statements recently published in ‘Obesity Pillars’, for which Dr. Alexander was first author. Obesity Pillars is the official Gold Open Access journal of the Obesity Medicine Association, available exclusively online.



Topics include the basics of macronutrients; The Dash diet and Mediterranean diet as preferred dietary patterns for the management of obesity; the implementation of the Mediterranean Diet; and the roles of Caloric quality, quantity, and physical activity in obesity and pre obesity management.



In our article review podcasts, we carefully select articles from the latest version of Obesity Pillars, which 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 medicine. Obesity Pillars 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, please visit: www.obesitymedicine.org.
Episode 63: Article Reviews: Clinical Practice Statements for the Management of Obesity; Part 2 of 3: The Dash Diet and Mediterranean Dietary Patterns In this episode, Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews OMA Vice President Lydia Alexander, MD FOMA. Our experts discuss a series of clinical practice statements recently published in ‘Obesity Pillars’, for which Dr. Alexander was first author. Obesity Pillars is the official Gold Open Access journal of the Obesity Medicine Association, available exclusively online.



Topics include the basics of macronutrients; The Dash diet and Mediterranean diet as preferred dietary patterns for the management of obesity; the implementation of the Mediterranean Diet; and the roles of Caloric quality, quantity, and physical activity in obesity and pre obesity management.



In our article review podcasts, we carefully select articles from the latest version of Obesity Pillars, which 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 medicine. Obesity Pillars 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, please visit: www.obesitymedicine.org.



This episode focuses on the The Dash diet and Mediterranean diet as preferred dietary patterns for the management of obesity and pre obesity.
Episode 62: Article Reviews: Clinical Practice Statements for the Management of Obesity; Part 1 of 3: Basics of Macronutrients In this episode, Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews OMA Vice President Lydia Alexander, MD FOMA. Our experts discuss a series of clinical practice statements recently published in ‘Obesity Pillars’, for which Dr. Alexander was first author. Obesity Pillars is the official Gold Open Access journal of the Obesity Medicine Association, available exclusively online.



Topics include the basics of macronutrients; The Dash diet and Mediterranean diet as preferred dietary patterns for the management of obesity; the implementation of the Mediterranean Diet; and the roles of Caloric quality, quantity, and physical activity in obesity and pre obesity management.



In our article review podcasts, we carefully select articles from the latest version of Obesity Pillars, which 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 medicine. Obesity Pillars 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, please visit: www.obesitymedicine.org.



This episode focuses on the basics of macronutrients and their role in the treatment of obesity and pre obesity.
Episode 64: Article Reviews: Clinical Practice Statements for the Management of Obesity; Part 3 of 3: Caloric Quality, Quantity and Physical Activity in Obesity Management In this episode, Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews OMA Vice President Lydia Alexander, MD FOMA. Our experts discuss a series of clinical practice statements recently published in ‘Obesity Pillars’, for which Dr. Alexander was first author. Obesity Pillars is the official Gold Open Access journal of the Obesity Medicine Association, available exclusively online.



Topics include the basics of macronutrients; The Dash diet and Mediterranean diet as preferred dietary patterns for the management of obesity; the implementation of the Mediterranean Diet; and the roles of Caloric quality, quantity, and physical activity in obesity and pre obesity management.



In our article review podcasts, we carefully select articles from the latest version of Obesity Pillars, which 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 medicine. Obesity Pillars 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, please visit: www.obesitymedicine.org.



This episode focuses on the the roles of Caloric quality, quantity, and physical activity in obesity and pre obesity management.
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