Understanding Obesity: Essentials of Screening and Management in Primary Care

With obesity affecting more than a third of U.S. adults – and disproportionately impacting communities of color – PCPs need to identify patients and offer practical therapies. Weight management specialist Diana Thiara, MD, presents an update on obesity care, with guidance on using screening tools, having sensitive discussions, and selecting treatments – from dietary modifications to surgery. Includes a helpful medication chart, with contraindications and side effects.


October 13, 2021

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UCSF MedConnection

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Diana Thiara, MD

Diana Thiara, MD

Medical Director, Weight Management Program Internist

Dr. Diana Thiara is an internal medicine doctor who provides primary care to adults. In addition, she specializes in caring for patients who are overweight or obese, and has a particular interest in helping them focus on nutrition and ...

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