Obesity: A Disease

Obesity: A Disease


Latest Episodes

Episode 10: Article Reviews: Dairy and Heart Disease
February 03, 2020

Episode Description - In this episode, OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA Dipl. ABOM interviews Lydia Alexander, MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM about a recent article on the effect of eating and drinking dairy products on the risk of heart disease...

Episode 9: Clinical Conversations: Countering Food Industry Influence
January 20, 2020

Episode Description - In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM interviews Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH, a keynote speaker from Overcoming Obesity 2019,

Episode 8: Article Reviews: Exercise and Fatty Liver Disease
January 06, 2020

Episode Description - In this episode, the OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA Dipl. ABOM interviews Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM discussing a recent article about the effects of physical exercise on fatty liver disease...

Episode 7: Article Reviews: Effects of a Low Carb Diet on Energy Expenditure
December 02, 2019

Episode Description - In this episode, the OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA Dipl. ABOM interviews Karli Burridge, PA-C, MMS, FOMA about the effects of a low carbohydrate diet on energy expenditure during weight loss maintenance.

Episode 6: Article Reviews: Intermittent Fasting
November 04, 2019

Episode Description - In this episode, the OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, FOMA Dipl. ABOM interviews Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM about the effects of intermittent fasting versus continuous energy intakes on insulin sensitivity and...

Episode 5: Article Reviews: Comparison of Devices for Evaluation of Adult Body Composition
October 07, 2019

Episode Description - 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.

Episode 4: Article Reviews: Food Sources of Fructose-Containing Sugars and Glycaemic Control
September 02, 2019

Episode Description - In our article review podcasts, we have carefully selected recent articles included in the latest version of the OMA Obesity Algorithm.  We then discuss this new science with obesity experts. In this episode,

Episode 3: Article Reviews: Progress and Challenges in Anti-Obesity Pharmacotherapy
August 05, 2019

Episode Description - In our article review podcasts, we have carefully selected recent articles included in the latest version of the OMA Obesity Algorithm.  We then discuss this new science with obesity experts. In this episode, Harold Bays, MD,

Episode 2: Clinical Conversations: Treating Lipedema
July 22, 2019

Episode Description - Do you have female patients with excessive, painful fat tissue in the legs, buttock and arms?  Relatively normal trunk?  Patients who cannot lose lower body fat no matter what you try?  It may be a fat disorder called lipedema.

Episode 1: Clinical Conversations: Obesity and Heart Disease
July 01, 2019

Episode Description - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is responsible for 1 in every 4 deaths in the United States, making it the leading cause of death for both men and women.