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Medical Expert - Jamy Ard, MD

Area of Expertise: Obesity
Area of Expertise: Weight Management
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Jamy Ard, MD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Co-Director of Weight Management Center

Ard specializes in obesity and weight management in adults. He has more than 15 years of experience in clinical nutrition and obesity. His research interests include clinical management of obesity and strategies to improve cardiometabolic risk using lifestyle modification. Ard has been conducting research on lifestyle modification since 1995 and has worked on several National Institutes of Health-funded multi-center trials, including Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH), DASH-sodium and Weight Loss Maintenance Trial. Currently, he is serving as a member of the Expert Panel on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults, which is sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of NIH.



Insurance vs out of pocket payment not a big factor in weight loss outcomes

Individuals whose insurance covered the cost of a comprehensive medical weight-loss program had one-year outcomes very similar to those of patients who paid for the treatment out of pocket, according to an observational study conducted at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

One Year, 100 Pounds Lost by Father Determined to be a Role Model for Young Daughter

For Rockingham County resident Ronnie Bevins, trying to manage his weight has been a lifetime struggle. Just a year ago, he weighed 367 pounds.

Wake Forest Baptist Makes Healthy Eating Easier at New Hospital Cafeteria

One of the first medical facility cafeterias in the state offering an overwhelming percentage of “mindful” options that make it easier to make healthy choices. 

Weight Management Center’s Virtual Weight Loss Programs the Latest Addition to Wake Forest Baptist’s Telehealth Services

Many of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Weight Management Center patients enrolled in weight loss programs are now able to attend a majority of their visits virtually, from the comfort of their own homes or almost anywhere else they might be.

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