Obesity medicine: How to incorporate it into your practice
Dr. Huster is Director, American Board of Obesity Medicine, and practices gynecology and medical weight management in private practice in Liberty, Missouri.
Dr. Huster reports no conflicts of interest.
Dr. Huster’s gynecology practice includes a metabolism and weight management program that is now in its 20th year. In this audiocast, he discusses the need to address the US obesity epidemic, explains what “obesity medicine” is, and provides tips and resources for obtaining certification in obesity medicine. ObGyns who are thinking about reducing their obstetrics practice—but are not yet ready for retirement—may want to consider adding an obesity medicine component to their practice. Dr. Huster emphasizes how professionally rewarding it can be to help patients work toward a healthy weight and lifestyle.