Obesity: A Disease
Episode 5: Article Reviews: Comparison of Devices for Evaluation of Adult Body Composition
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. In this episode, the OMA Chief Science Officer, Dr. Harold Bays, FOMA Dipl. ABOM interviews Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, FOMA. about the Comparison of a Bioelectrical Impedance Device against the Reference Method DXA for the Evaluation of Body Composition in Adults. Topics covered include: waist circumference correlation to visceral fat mass, body composition measurement benefit to patients over measuring body weight and BMI, and ideal percent body fat for women and men.
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Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA, Dipl. ABOM
Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, FOMA
Comparison of a Bioelectrical Impedance Device against the Reference Method Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry and Anthropometry for the Evaluation of Body Composition in Adults