This session will provide primary care clinicians with a foundational understanding of the pathophysiology of obesity. We will review the 4-pillar concept of obesity treatment and provide practical skills for applying nutritional interventions, physical activity recommendations, behavioral therapy approaches, and medication treatments for patients with obesity.
When should you recommend Vitamin D to your patients? Based on the latest evidence, which conditions does Vitamin D supplementation help and which does it hinder? Tune in as Dr. Frank Domino sheds some much-needed light on a topic that continues to perplex patients and clinicians alike.
Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato
This podcast reviews a recent study evaluating the benefit of adding a weighted vest to dietary interventions to promote weight loss and discusses its implications for clinical practice.
Get your questions answered by expert faculty in Endocrinology. You ask: we listen. You will learn practical solutions to common clinical challenges and tips to apply the latest knowledge in practice. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on February 8, 2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Effective Tool or Diet Fad? Can Intermittent Fasting Decrease Weight and Improve Cardiovascular Markers? - Frankly Speaking EP 165
Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BCMusic Credit: Richard Onorato
Obesity, dyslipidemia, and hypertension are significant challenges to public health and impact a growing number of Americans. Weight loss and dietary changes are effective in preventing CVD and DMII and reducing cardiometabolic complications, but can be difficult for many people. Growing evidence supports the use of timed fasting to promote weight loss and reduce these complications. Join us as we discuss a recent study that shows promising data regarding a 10-hour feeding window and improved CV markers.
Episode 1: Coffee with Chopra
Join Dr. Sanjiv Chopra, hepatologist, author, speaker, and thought leader as he interviews his guest, Dr. Martin Abrahamson, endocrinologist and associate professor at Harvard Medical School as they discuss major advances in diabetes as well as the promise of stem cell treatment, diet and weight loss in patients with diabetes, and advances in continuous glucose monitoring. The pair will end their conversation discussing what they have learned from patients over the years.
Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato
Join us as we review a landmark paper that reached the conclusion that limiting red meat would not have a large impact on patient outcomes.
Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP Music Credit: Richard Onorato
This session will discuss the utility of digital apps and daily self-weight measurement for weight loss.
This session covers a variety of recent publications that contradict many of the current eating trends and fads in western diets. Debunking the hype and assumption that the internet and many advertisements tell our patients is the focus. The session ends with a simple 5 step process to help all patients who want to lose weight.
Lifestyle intervention is the primary step of obesity management. Multidisciplinary approach was shown to be effective on short and long-term. Several obesity medications are available and are effective for weight management with reasonable risk. Combining medications with lifestyle is more effective then either alone. Bariatric surgery is valuable for patients with severe obesity, but long-term consequences should be carefully evaluated against their benefit.
Thyroid disorder is a common disorder and it effects all ages. In children, hypothyroidism can delay growth and mental development. In the elderly, thyroid disorders can result in severe hypothyroidism and death due to myxedema coma. All aspects of thyroid disease effects many medical providers. This talk will cover the most common and the most serious conditions that can be caused by abnormalities in thyroid function.
An elevated fasting blood glucose (FBG) is the hall mark of prediabetes. Fasting blood glucose increases approximately 1 mg/dl per year as a prediabetic. While it can take years for a person to develop type 2 diabetes from prediabetes, weight gain, sedentary lifestyle, illness, or stress, can accelerate this process. This presentation will discuss the prevalence and progression of prediabetes, as well as the most effective strategies to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes.