Episode 50: Clinical Conversations: A Hot Mess: Obesity, Inflammation, and CVD Systems Thinking

December 06, 2021 00:23:36
Episode 50: Clinical Conversations: A Hot Mess: Obesity, Inflammation, and CVD Systems Thinking
Obesity: A Disease
Episode 50: Clinical Conversations: A Hot Mess: Obesity, Inflammation, and CVD Systems Thinking

Dec 06 2021 | 00:23:36

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Show Notes

In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Dr. Lance Simkins, highlighted speaker from Obesity Medicine 2021 – Virtual, about obesity, inflammation and cardiovascular disease. Topics covered include, how obesity promotes inflammation in the body and in turn contributes to heart disease, the role epicardial fat plays in both atherosclerosis and heart failure, and how obesity contributes to the risk of developing thrombotic events like acute myocardial infarction or stroke.

You can access more information about Obesity Medicine podcasts and other resources from the clinical leader in Obesity Medicine at www.obesitymedicine.org/podcasts.

Episode Guests

Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM

Laance Simkins, MD, FACC

Resources Mentioned

A Hot Mess: Obesity, Inflammation, and CVD Systems Thinking

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