The Obesity Medicine Association is the largest organization of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare providers dedicated to preventing, treating, and reversing the disease of obesity. Members of OMA believe treating obesity requires a scientific and individualized clinical approach comprised of nutrition, physical activity, behavior, and medication. When personalized, this comprehensive approach helps patients achieve their weight and health goals.
It is estimated that 93 million Americans are affected by obesity, making the disease prevalent in almost all practices. The OMA provides advanced education, tools, and resources to help you successfully treat and manage obesity within your practice.
Obesity is associated with more than 200 other medical conditions. Among these complications are type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, hypertension, 13 types of cancer, sleep apnea, and depression among many others. The Obesity Medicine Association has the tools to help you learn the best new practices and solutions to manage and treat your patients with obesity.
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Obesity: A Disease™️ podcast series
The official Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) podcast explores 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.
In these short podcast episodes, experts in the field of obesity medicine share their expertise on current topics relevant to the understanding and treatment of the disease of obesity, as well as how obesity affects other related diseases.
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Guests in these episodes unpack and review current research articles in the field of obesity in an easily accessible and quickly digestible format.