Obesity: A Disease

Obesity: A Disease


Latest Episodes

Episode 22: Article Reviews: The role ultra-processed diets play in weight gain
August 03, 2020

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 w...

Episode 21: Clinical Conversations: Breaking Weigh Plateaus
July 20, 2020

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,

Episode 20: Article Reviews: Statin Therapy
July 06, 2020

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.

Episode 19: Clinical Conversations: Obesity Treatment for Low-income Patients
June 15, 2020

Episode Description - In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Caroline Apovian, MD, a highlighted speaker from Overcoming Obesity 2019,

Episode 18: Article Reviews: Gut Hormones and Obesity
June 01, 2020

Episode Description - In this episode, the OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA Dipl. ABOM interviews Marisa Censani, MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM reviewing a recent article about the relationship between gastrointestinal hormones and obesity.

Episode 17: Clinical Conversations: Newest Endoscopic Bariatric Procedures
May 21, 2020

Episode Description - In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Shelby Sullivan, MD, a highlighted speaker from Overcoming Obesity 2019,

Episode 16: Article Reviews: Dietary Fat Intake and Body Weight
May 04, 2020

Episode Description - In this episode, the OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA Dipl. ABOM interviews Krishna Doniparthi, MD, FAARM, FOMA, reviewing a recent article about the impact of fat consumption in diet on body weight in Mediterrane...

Episode 15: Clinical Conversations: COVID-19 and Obesity
April 13, 2020

Episode Description - In this episode, the OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA Dipl. ABOM interviews Lydia Alexander, MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM about impacts in caring for patients with obesity caused by the recent COVID-19 pandemic.

Episode 14: Article Reviews: Impact of Psychotropic Drugs on Weight Gain
April 06, 2020

Episode Description - n this episode, the OMA Chief Science Officer, Dr. Harold Bays, FOMA Dipl. ABOM interviews Dr. William McCarthy, FOMA about a recent article discussing changes in metabolic parameters and body weight in brexpiprazole-treated pati...

Episode 13: Clinical Conversations: Brown Fat in Health and Disease
March 17, 2020

Episode Description - What is brown fat and how does it impact obesity? In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Paul Cohen, PhD, MD,