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What Is Obesity Medicine?

Obesity medicine is the field of medicine dedicated to the comprehensive care of patients with obesity.

Obesity medicine combines science-based medicine with individualized treatment, resulting in improved health outcomes for patients and career satisfaction for healthcare providers. In this specialized field of medicine, patients and providers alike experience a renewed sense of hope when faced with the challenge of obesity.

Obesity medicine clinicians who are Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) use a comprehensive, scientific, and individualized approach to treat obesity. This approach is comprised of nutrition, physical activity, behavior, and medication—our four pillars. When combined and personalized, these four pillars of clinical obesity treatment help patients lose weight and achieve better overall health which means:

  • Prevention of medical conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes and more.

  • Treatment and reversion of diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, metabolic syndrome and more.

  • Regain confidence and self-esteem.

  • Improve energy levels.

  • Break free of food addiction, binge eating, etc.

  • Improve arthritis.

  • Prevention of cancer.

Dr. Andrea Bretal, MD