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The OMA on the Science of Hope

What is the Science of Hope?

It refers to this specialized field of medicine obesity medicine where patients and providers like us experience a renewed sense of hope when faced with the challenge of obesity. Obesity medicine combines science-based medicine with individualized treatment, resulting in improved health outcomes for the patient and career satisfaction for their providers. 

The Science of Hope is empowering patients to change their lives. It's reducing their blood pressure and diabetes medications and reversing diseases thought to be irreversible. It's watching patients' lives transform as they regain the ability to walk, or run, or play with their children. It's the feeling of gratification from doing what we love to do treat patients.

(Adapted from Obesity Medicine Association (OMA); obesitymedicine.org)

Informational Videos from Obesity Medicine Association (OMA)

How does an obesity medicine clinician treat obesity? Using a comprehensive approach that is personalized to each individual patient. Learn more about treating obesity from these experienced obesity medicine clinicians. Visit www.obesitymedicine.org to learn even more!
The "What Is Obesity Medicine?" presentation can be used by physicians and health care providers during local speaking engagements to introduce other health care professionals to the practice of obesity medicine. In this sample presentation, Dr. Amy Articolo demonstrates how to give the presentation using the slides and notes provided.
Obesity is a complex chronic disease. Losing weight is not a matter of eating less and exercising more -- many different genetic, metabolic, and social factors play a role in obesity. Find out more about the disease of obesity from practicing obesity medicine clinicians. Visit www.obesitymedicine.org to learn more!