Episode 66: Clinical Conversations: Obesity In Black Women: What Are We Missing?

July 09, 2022 00:24:41
Episode 66: Clinical Conversations: Obesity In Black Women: What Are We Missing?
Obesity: A Disease
Episode 66: Clinical Conversations: Obesity In Black Women: What Are We Missing?

Jul 09 2022 | 00:24:41

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Show Notes

In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Dr. Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie about the role of BMI in assessing obesity in Black women and the reasons why clinicians should consider the unique features of excess weight in Black women when diagnosing metabolic disease. Topics include cultural considerations pertaining to body fat (in Black women), effective communication and personal bias awareness. 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 Guest

Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM

Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie, M.D., Diplomate ABOM

Resources Mentioned

www.obesitymedicine.org/podcasts

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