Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, CDCES, and Natalie Bellini, DNP, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES, interview Scott Kahan, MD, MPH who serves on the committee that creates the ADA Standards of Care in Diabetes, to discuss the latest updates in weight management guidelines.
EP. 1: Challenges with Current Staging Systems for Obesity
Scott Kahan, MD, MPH, discusses the shortcomings of the current staging systems used for overweight and obesity and recommends the use of weight-related health and functional status in addition to BMI.
EP. 2: Weight Management Updates in the 2023 ADA Standards of Care
Dr Scott Kahan shares the latest updates to the 2023 ADA Standards of Care related to weight management and describes the different weight loss approaches recommended by the ADA.
EP. 3: Controversial Use of New Diabetes and Obesity Medications and Steps to Initiate Discussion About Weight Management
Scott Kahan, MD, MPH, discusses with Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM, CDCES, and Natalie Bellini, DNP, FNP-BC, how the controversial use of new diabetes and obesity medications is creating access issues for people who really need these medications, and shares strategies to initiate the conversation about weight management with patients.
EP. 4: Shared Decision-Making to Improve Long-Term Outcomes in Diabetes and Obesity
Drs Diana Isaacs and Natalie Bellini highlight the need for engaging patients in shared decision-making and addressing social determinants of health in diabetes and obesity management in adults and pediatric patients.