Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of Sept. 18, 2023
In the news: Added sugar raises CHD risk, morning exercise could improve weight loss, processed foods linked to depression and more.
What doctors wish patients knew about bariatric surgery
Metabolic and bariatric surgery can help patients with obesity get healthier. Two AMA member obesity specialists share more.
What doctors wish patients knew about anti-obesity medication
Over 40% of Americans have obesity and biological realities make weight loss hard to sustain. Learn more with two obesity medicine physicians.
AMA in the News: July 2023
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for July 2023.
With U.S. obesity rate over 40%, 3 treatment keys for doctors
The AMA recognized obesity as a disease a decade ago, yet the epidemic has worsened. Learn how physicians can address obesity like any other condition.
Questions patients may have about weight-loss drugs
The rise in popularity of Wegovy, Ozempic and other anti-obesity medications, has led to more questions among patients with obesity or type 2 diabetes.
Rethinking overreliance on BMI to improve patient care
BMI can be a helpful clinical indicator, but many of its applications are overvalued, imprecise and can harm patients. Learn more with the AMA.
Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of June 26, 2023
In the news: Eli Lilly’s experimental weight loss drug, updated physical activity guidelines for older adults, fentanyl laced with xylazine and more.