Latest Resources From Obesity Medicine Association


Latest patient, provider, and caregiver resources from the Obesity Medicine Association.

See below for the latest provider resources from valued Strategic Alliance Partner of HCPLive, the Obesity Medicine Association:

Benefits Of Fiber-Rich Foods For Weight Loss

Geetha S. Kamath, MD, FACP, ABOM, ABLM

Dietary fiber has a much bigger role to play in health and isn’t just in the management of constipation. Several scientific studies and research now explain their role in treatment, prevention and reducing risk of obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers like colon cancer.

Is BMI Outdated? An Analysis of Body Mass Index and Health

Jill Ratanaphruks, RN, MSN, FNP-C

BMI offers two benefits that make it useful. It is easy to calculate, and it does not require special equipment. Additionally, it can be used anywhere with access to an online calculator. But, is BMI a good indicator of health?

Semaglutide for Treatment of Obesity

Aparna Chandrasekaran, MD, MBBS

The FDA approval of Semaglutide for chronic weight management is going to be a turning point in the pharmacotherapy of obesity. Semaglutide is the first, and only, once-weekly injectable available for the chronic management of obesity.

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