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Collapse Fundamentals of Obesity Treatment
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/01/2019*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: The Fundamentals of Obesity Treatment course is designed to introduce the concept of obesity medicine and the fundamentals to practicing health care providers. This course is ideally the first step in developing enough knowledge and awareness so that learners either begin to treat their patients affected by obesity (while pursuing additional education in this field) or can refer their patients to those who do specialize in obesity medicine. 

 

Presentations include:

  • The Chronic Disease of Obesity
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Activity
  • Behavior
  • Medication

 

Supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk, Inc.

 free

Formats Available: On-demand
Original Presentation Date: August 21, 2017
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 4.50 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info Fundamentals of Obesity Treatment
    Collapse Meal Timing and Intermittent Fasting Discussion
    Jason Fung, MD; Marie-Pierre St-Onge, PhD
    CME/CE Expiration Date: 3/15/2021*
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Meal Frequency and Timing: Dr. St-Onge defines the implications of various eating patterns for health including breakfast skipping, eating late in the day, alternate day fasting, and high meal frequency.

     

    Therapeutic Fasting: Dr. Fung introduces the concept of therapeutic fasting and distinguishes the myths and misunderstandings of the fasting process.

     

    Panel Discussion: Drs. Fung and St-Onge come together for a Q&A session based on submitted questions.

     


     

    Accreditation:

     

    The Obesity Medicine Association is accreditated by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

     

    The OMA designates this enduring material internet activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

    Formats Available: On demand
    Original Presentation Date: April 06, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 2.75 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info Meal Timing and Intermittent Fasting Discussion
    Collapse Nutrition Strategies: The Mediterranean and Ketogenic Diets
    Micheal Ozner, MD, FACC, FAHA; Andreas Eenfeldt, MD
    CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: World-renowed nutrition experts discuss the benefits, risks, practical implications, and other relevant clinical information for the Mediterranean and Ketogenic diets. 


     

    Accreditation:

    The Obesity Medicine Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

     

    The OMA designates this enduring material internet activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Formats Available: On demand
    Original Presentation Date: September 28, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 2.50 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info Nutrition Strategies: The Mediterranean and Ketogenic Diets
    Collapse Nutritional Strategies for Treating Obesity
    CME/CE Expiration Date: 06/30/2019*
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific course.

     

    Description:
    Presentations within the Nutritional Strategies for Treating Obesity bundle include:

    • That Fad Diet Was So Good, I Think I Will Try Another...
    • The Scientific Basis of Carbohydrate-restricted Diets
    • Artificial Sweeteners: Good or Bad?
    • Nutrition
    • The Role Fat and Saturated Fat Play in Obesity
    • Low-glycemic Load and High-phytonutrient Diet
    • Processed Food: An Experiment that Failed
    • The Western Diet and Immunity
    • The "How-tos" of VLCDs and Meal Replacements in Obesity Medicine
    • Diet
    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: July 01, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 8.00 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info Nutritional Strategies for Treating Obesity
    Collapse Point-Counterpoint Discussion on Dietary Saturated Fat
    Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH; Stephen D. Phinney, MD, PhD
    CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: Drs. Mozaffarian and Phinney will have a conversation about the two viewpoints regarding a diet high in saturated fat.


    Objectives: The Benefits and Safety of a Low-carb Diet

    • Understand how a low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet affects lipoprotein metabolism and cardio-metabolic risk factors
    • Discuss evidence linking saturated fat intake and endogenous saturated fat levels with chronic disease
    • Understand how a ketogenic diet affects blood levels of saturated fat and palmitoleic acid (and equally potent predictor of cardio-metabolic risk)

    Objectives: The Potential Dangers of a High Dietary Intake of Saturated Fat

    • Understand the effects of saturated fat consumption on blood lipid concentrations
    • Understand the associations of saturated fat consumption with clinical heart disease events and the relevance of the replacement nutrient
    • Understand the heterogeneity of associations of different food sources of fat with clinical outcomes

    Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/23/2017

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: May 09, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 3.00 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info Point-Counterpoint Discussion on Dietary Saturated Fat
    Collapse Using Artificial Sweeteners in Clinical Practice
    Sharon Fowler, MPH; Sarah Hallberg, DO, MS, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM; Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM
    CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: Ms. Fowler will provide evidence from animal and human studies on the increased risks of obesity, cardiovascular events, and mortality itself from the consumption of non-nutritive sweeteners. Drs. Hallberg and Primack will then provide their personal experiences and views on the use of artificial sweeteners in practice followed by a panel discussion including all speakers. 

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: September 15, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 2.25 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info Using Artificial Sweeteners in Clinical Practice
    Collapse Vegetarian, Mediterranean, and Low-carb Diets Discussion

    The Vegetarian, Mediterranean, and Low-carb Diets Discussion package examines all three diets of vegetarian, Mediterranean, and low-carb along with a panel talk with the dieticians. 

     

    The presentations within Vegetarian, Mediterranean, and Low-carb Diets Discussion can be purchased together as a series, or individually by session:

     

    • To purchase the entire series, click the Add to Cart button located directly below the pricing, and proceed to checkout.
       
    • To purchase sessions within the series, click the Purchase Individual Sessions¯ option, and select the check boxes below the session(s) you would like to purchase. Once sessions are selected, an additional Add to Cart button will appear below the number of sessions selected, to the right of your screen, as well as at the bottom of the page. Click the Add to Cart¯ button and
    • proceed to checkout.

     

    Accreditation: 
    The Obesity Medicine Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

     

    The OMA designates this enduring material internet activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: April 19, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 3.75 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info Vegetarian, Mediterranean, and Low-carb Diets Discussion
    Collapse What Every Health Care Professional Needs to Know to Treat Obesity v. 2.0
    CME/CE Expiration Date: 1/31/2020*
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: The What Every Health Care Professional Needs to Know to Treat Obesity v. 2.0 provides an overview of the essential components for the treatment of the disease of obesity regarding nutrition, behavior, pharmacotherapy, and assessment and evaluation.

     


     

    Accreditation:

    The Obesity Medicine Association is accreditated by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

     

    The OMA designates this enduring material internet activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: March 30, 2018

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 10.00 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info What Every Health Care Professional Needs to Know to Treat Obesity v. 2.0
    Nutrition and Diet Individual Lectures
    Collapse Crucial CARBversations: Teaching Your Patients the Low-down on Low-carb
    Laura Eggerichs, RDN, CD; Megan Moore, RDN, CD
    CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: Ms. Eggerichs and Ms. Moore will discuss the aspects of the low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet and provide helpful resources such as sample meal plans and grocery lists. 
     


    Objectives:

    • To be able to discuss the reasoning behind low-carbohydrate diet approaches with patients
    • To be able to teach patients how to implement a low-carbohydrate diet
    • To be able to identify challenges and offer solutions to implementing a low-carbohydrate diet

    Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/19/2017

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: April 19, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 1 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info Crucial CARBversations: Teaching Your Patients the Low-down on Low-carb
    Collapse Current Concepts in Obesity Medicine
    Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM
    CME/CE Expiration Date: *06/01/2020
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: Dr. Ethan Lazarus is a nationally recognized expert in obesity treatment and is a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM). In this presentation, one will learn how to perform an assessment and gain understanding in the different treatment approaches of nutrition, behavior, physical activity, pharmacotherapy, and surgery. 

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: June 12, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 1.50 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info Current Concepts in Obesity Medicine
    Collapse HCG: The Diet That Won
    Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM
    CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: Dr. Primack will overview human chorionic gondotropin (HCG) and how it has become a popular diet that never seems to fade away. 

     


    Objectives:

    • Introduce OMA position statement
    • What is the HCG/Simeons diet
    • Discuss published articles supporting the position statement
    • Discuss the resurgence in the HCG diet and common side effects
    • HCG reamins in the news
    • Describe protein metabolism

    Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/21/2017

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: April 21, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 1 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info HCG: The Diet That Won
    Collapse Nutrition: Parts 1 & 2
    Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM
    CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: Dr. Lazarus discusses macro and micronutrients and their Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) along with meal replacements and low-calorie diets.

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: October 14, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 1.50 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info Nutrition: Parts 1 & 2
    Collapse Optimizing Protein in a Carbohydrate World
    Donald Layman, PhD
    CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: Dr. Layman discusses "The Metabolic Advantage" and protein research.

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: October 14, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 0.75 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info Optimizing Protein in a Carbohydrate World
    Collapse Processed Food: Nutritional and Health Consequences of Cooking Food
    Krishna Doniparthi, MD, FAARM, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM
    CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: Dr. Doniparthi discusses how food processing effects the loss of vitamins and minerals in food products.

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: September 24, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 1 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info Processed Food: Nutritional and Health Consequences of Cooking Food
    Collapse Protein Needs Versus Carbohydrate Tolerance for Weight Management
    Donald Layman, PhD
    CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: Dr. Layman discusses "The Metabolic Syndrome" and how protein-centric diets are safe and sustainable. 

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: October 14, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 1 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info Protein Needs Versus Carbohydrate Tolerance for Weight Management
    Collapse Reward-induced Eating: Therapeutic Approaches to Addressing Food Cravings
    Frank Greenway, MD
    CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: Dr. Greenway will present upon the aspects of reward-induced eating.

     


    Objectives:

    • Define craving, its difference from the physiologic control of hunger and its relationship to the reward system
    • Discuss how to measure craving
    • Describe the relationship of craving and the reward system to present obesity treatments (diet, drugs, surgery, and devices) and the importance of considering the reward system in future obesity interventions

    Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/22/2017

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: May 09, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 1 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info Reward-induced Eating: Therapeutic Approaches to Addressing Food Cravings
    Collapse Sugar and Inactivity: Is It Really That Bad?
    Amy Bidwell, PhD
    CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: Dr. Bidwell evaluates how inactivity and dietary choices can lead to an increase risk of diabetes and CVD regardless of weight.

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: September 16, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 1 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info Sugar and Inactivity: Is It Really That Bad?
    Collapse The Mediterranean Diet for Weight Management and Cardiometabolic Health
    Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD
    CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: Ms. Dennet will provide an in-depth look into the mediterranean diet and provide helpful resources such as sample meal plans and grocery lists. 
     


    Objectives:

    • Describe the traditional Mediterranean diet
    • Explain which components of the Mediterranean diet may aid weight loss or reduction in visceral fat
    • Understand the current strengths and limitations of research on Mediterranean-style diets

    Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/19/2017

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: April 19, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 1 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info The Mediterranean Diet for Weight Management and Cardiometabolic Health
    Collapse The Obesity Algorithm Overview and Application
    Harold Bays, MD, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM; Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM
    CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: Highlights of the latest updates to the Obesity Algorithm® which is a clinical resource designed to help health care professionals both understand the complexity of the disease of obesity and implement effective, evidence-based treatment strategies with patients will be discussed along with clinical applications


    Objectives:

    • Provide overview of the 2017 Obesity Algorithm
    • Discuss sentinel updates
    • Discuss illustrative examples of clinical applications
    • Describe how updates, authors, algorithm, obesity definition, people first language, office environment, genetics, cancer, obesity paradox, body composition, and energy expenditure all apply to the clinical management of patients with obesity
    • Describe concomitant medications, nutrition, transfats, diet patterns, physical exercise, motivational interviews, behavior therapy, technologies, GI hormones, newer bariatric technologies, micronutrients, minerals/trace elements, and microbiome apply to the clinical management of patients with obesity
    • Apply diverse treatment strategies to patients with various obesity phenotypes
    • Manage secondary causes of obesity
    • Identify concomitant medication issues and individualizing treatment accordingly
    • Describe nutrition, physical activity and psychological interventions for treating obesity

    Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/20/2017

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: April 20, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 2.50 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info The Obesity Algorithm Overview and Application
    Collapse The Patient Care Continuum
    Jennifer Seger, MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM; Michael Seger, MD, FACS; Chris Sander, RCIS
    CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: Drs. Seger along with patient Chris Sander will discuss the challenges associated with obesity care and how those challenges impact patient care.

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: September 17, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 1.75 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info The Patient Care Continuum
    Collapse The Plant-Powered Plate: Why Vegetarian Meals Promote Healing and How You Can Help Patients Bridge the Gap between Diet Advice and Lasting Dietary Change
    Anita Bermann, MS, RDN, CD
    CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
    *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

     

    Description: Ms. Bermann will provide an in-depth look into the vegetarian diet along with helpful tools such as sample meal plans and grocery lists. 
     


    Objectives:

    • Discuss three explanations for the health benefits seen with plant-based diets
    • Explain how dietary choices can affect the composition of the gut microbiome
    • Review weight netural strategies for inspiring dietary change

    Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/19/2017

    Formats Available: On-demand
    Original Presentation Date: April 19, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • Obesity Medicine Association: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 1 Participation Credit(s)

  • More InfoMore Info The Plant-Powered Plate: Why Vegetarian Meals Promote Healing and How You Can Help Patients Bridge the Gap between Diet Advice and Lasting Dietary Change