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Dr. Judith Aniekwena Board Certification

(Katy, TX. December 2023) – Dr. Judith Aniekwena, MD, an Internist and Primary Care Physician at Macie Medical has been certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) as an ABOM Diplomate. Dr. Aniekwena is 1 of 664 ABOM Diplomates in the state of Texas and 1 of 5 ABOM Diplomates in the city of Katy, TX. ABOM Diplomates are physicians who undergo rigorous training in obesity medicine and an extensive examination process to achieve this designation.

The American Board of Obesity Medicine serves the public and the field of obesity medicine by maintaining standards for assessment and credentialing physicians. Certification as an ABOM Diplomate signifies specialized knowledge in the practice of obesity medicine and distinguishes a physician as having achieved competency in weight management or obesity care. ABOM collaborates with the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) to administer the annual credentialing exam. Currently, there are more than 8,084 ABOM Diplomates throughout the United States and Canada.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity affects over 40 percent of U.S. adults and increases the risks of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, stroke, and musculoskeletal problems. Obesity has been officially recognized as a disease by the American Medical Association since 2013.

Dr Judith Aniekwena, MD is a co-founder of Macie Medical. She earned her medical degree from NAU College of Health Sciences, Nigeria. She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Morehouse University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA. Dr. Aniekwena focuses on the treatment of obesity in adult patients using advanced techniques. Her clinical interests include preventive care, weight management, and chronic disease management. She provides evidence-based care for acute and chronic conditions, including diabetes and hypertension, as well as weight and nutrition management and lifestyle interventions.

According to Dr. Aniekwena,” adding the board certification in obesity medicine will allow me to manage and treat the disease of obesity in patients comprehensively. Losing weight is never an easy task. However, there are many benefits for patients who work with board-certified physicians to achieve positive outcomes. These include reduced risk of chronic diseases like high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and certain cancers, improved heart health, increased mobility, improved mental health, better sleep and overall improved quality of life.”

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Macie Medical is a primary care specialist clinic Located in Katy, TX. Are you looking for the best internist and primary care physician in the Katy and Houston area? Macie Medical offers high-quality, patient-centric primary care services and annual wellness visits to patients around Houston, Katy, Cypress, Richmond, Brookshire, and Fulshear areas. We treat patients 18 years and above for conditions like High Blood Pressure, Asthma, High Cholesterol, Diabetes, Obesity, Stroke, Chronic Disease Management, etc. We also offer services like Pap Smears, EKG, Well Women Exams, Preventive Care Services, Pre-Operation Exams, Immunizations & Vaccines, Complete Physical Exams, etc. Book your appointment today with our board-certified physicians.

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