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ACP: Lessons Learned during COVID-19 Pandemic

ACP: Lessons Learned during COVID-19 Pandemic

May 3rd 2021

ACP

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD MPH, was a featured presenter at the recent ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2021: Virtual Experience, where she spoke about lessons learned during COVID-19.

ACP: Clyde Yancy, MD, MSc Reviews Advances in Heart Failure Research and Treatment

ACP: Clyde Yancy, MD, MSc Reviews Advances in Heart Failure Research and Treatment

April 29th 2021

ACP

ACP: Clyde W Yancy, MD, gave a comprehensive update on a year's worth of pivotal science in treatment of heart failure. Here are the highlights.

Fauci: Widespread COVID-19 Vaccination, Precautions Key to Ending Pandemic

Fauci: Widespread COVID-19 Vaccination, Precautions Key to Ending Pandemic

April 29th 2021

ACP

The NIAID head said the timing of the end of the pandemic is really up to the public.

 Early Intervention in Weight Management: Treating Pre-Obesity

Early Intervention in Weight Management: Treating Pre-Obesity

April 29th 2021

Obesity Medicine Association

Research shows that increased risk of chronic disease and mortality begins below a BMI classified as obesity. The earlier we intervene with at-risk patients, the greater the chance for success.

A Weight-centric Approach to Obesity with T2D: How Pharmacotherapy Works

A Weight-centric Approach to Obesity with T2D: How Pharmacotherapy Works

April 23rd 2021

Obesity Medicine Association

For frontline clinicians who care daily for patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes, a weight-centric approach to T2D, including antiobesity drugs, could help improve outcomes.

These Two Words Could Change Obesity Treatment, says Harold Bays, MD

These Two Words Could Change Obesity Treatment, says Harold Bays, MD

April 23rd 2021

Obesity Medicine Association

Long time cardiometabolic investigator Harold Bays, MD, talks about obesity, new drugs to treat the disease, and how the words "be inefficient" could change thinking about treatment.

Starting a Dialogue about Obesity in Primary Care: Respect is Key

Starting a Dialogue about Obesity in Primary Care: Respect is Key

April 22nd 2021

Obesity Medicine Association

Primary care physicians face unique challenges when managing patients with obesity, but one obesity specialist aims to show clinicians how to meet them, even if it's in small ways.

Obesity Expert Discusses an Unexpected Metabolic Response to Weight Loss

Obesity Expert Discusses an Unexpected Metabolic Response to Weight Loss

April 22nd 2021

Obesity Medicine Association

Citing a study of "The Biggest Loser" participants, obesity expert Dr Silvana Pannain explains why "Eat less, exercise more," often backfires as a sole intervention for persons with obesity.

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD: COVID-19, Obesity, and the African American Community

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD: COVID-19, Obesity, and the African American Community

April 19th 2021

Obesity Medicine Association

Keith C Ferdinand, MD, discusses how deeply-rooted social determinants of health have led to the vastly disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on persons of color.

Guideline-directed Osteoporosis Treatment Found in Decline

Guideline-directed Osteoporosis Treatment Found in Decline

March 19th 2021

ENDO 2021

ENDO 2021: Fewer than 1-in-10 older adults with a hip fracture had been prescribed bone-directed treatment in the 6 months prior to the incident, according to research on trends in treatment.