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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.

 

Description: Learn about the latest advancements in the treatment of obesity, helping you individualize and optimize treatment for patients with obesity and additional obesity-related conditions.

 


 

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 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Presentation Information
Presentation Date:
April 06, 2018
Expiration Date:
March 02, 2021 12:00 AM
Presentation Location:
San Diego, CA
Presentation Objectives
  • Learn to communicate key points to patients during limited time appointments
  • Interact more confidently with patients in regards to their individual weight and health problems associated with obesity
  • Understand the risks, advantages and disadvantages of incorporating telemedicine into practice
  • Effectively design an individualized treatment plan for patients affected by overweight and obesity
  • Understand and recognize obesity as a disease state, and more effectively diagnose, evaluate, and treat the disease obesity
  • Prescribe appropriate medications to post-bariatric surgery patients
  • Safely include alternate day fasting as part of a dietary prescription
  • Become aware of one's own possible biases with regard to overweight and obesity in order to improve communications with patients
  • Understand the pathophysiology of adipose tissue and its impact on human health
  • Effectively use telemedicine where applicable as part of an individualized patient treatment plan for obesity
  • Understand the impact of meal timing and use this knowledge when creating food plans for patients
  • Understand the link between the thyroid and obesity
  • Create physical activity plans for children and adolescents affected by obesity
  • Treat patients for thyroid disorders that may be affecting patients' weight
Meal Frequency and Timing
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.

 

Description: 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.

 


Objectives:

  • Define eating occasions and meal patterns
  • Understand the health effects of breakfast consumption
  • Understand health effects of alternate day fasting
Speaker Information
Marie-Pierre St-Onge  [ view bio ]
Fasting as a Therapeutic Option for Weight Loss
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.

 

Description: Dr. Fung will introduce the concept of therapeutic fasting and distinguishes between the myths and misunderstandings of the fasting process.

 


Objectives:

  • Understand why long term weight loss is so difficult
  • Introduce the concept of therapeutic fasting
  • Understand some myths and misunderstandings of the fasting process
Speaker Information
Jason Fung  [ view bio ]
Meal Timing and Intermittent Fasting Panel Discussion
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.

 

Description: Drs. Fung and St-Onge provide a discussion based on audience questions.

 

Speaker Information
Jason Fung  [ view bio ]
Marie-Pierre St-Onge  [ view bio ]
Obesity Algorithm Updates
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.

 

Description: Dr. Primack provides an update on the newest content additions to the Obesity Algorithm.

 

Speaker Information
Craig Primack  [ view bio ]
Optimizing Medical Treatment for Both Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
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.

 

Description: In this lecture, Dr. Perreault expands upon the concept of treatment goals in people with Type 2 diabetes.

 


Objectives:

  • Expand the concept of treatment goals in people with Type 2 diabetes
  • Discuss data from clinical trials reporting mean weight loss in people with Type 2 diabetes randomized to weight loss medication
  • Compare anti-hyperglycemic medications impact on body weight
Speaker Information
Leigh Perreault  [ view bio ]
Can Effective Obesity Counseling Fit into the 20-minute Appointment?
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.

 

Description: Dr. Burguera provides an approach on how to address obesity counseling within the 20-minute appointment.

 

Speaker Information
Bartolome Burguera  [ view bio ]
Update on the Obesity Medicine Education Collaborative (OMEC)
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.

 

Description: Dr. Horn provides an update on the efforts of the Obesity Medicine Education Collaborative (OMEC).

 

Speaker Information
Deborah Bade Horn  [ view bio ]
Pharmacotherapy and Post-Surgical Weight Gain
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.

 

Description: Dr. Stanford provides an understanding of which medications might be utilized in the postoperative setting for inadequate weight loss or weight regain.

 


Objectives:

  • Be familiar with chronic management of obesity with pharmacotherapy
  • Understand which medications might be utilized in the postoperative setting for inadequate weight loss or weight regain
  • Understand which anti-obesity agents are a useful adjunct to weight loss surgery
Speaker Information
Fatima Cody Stanford  [ view bio ]
Research: A Telehealth Enabled Approach to Multidisciplinary (TEAM) Weight Management
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.

 

Description: Learn about the current literature surrounding the innovative dietary of evidence-based weight management practices and ways to apply evidence-based practices of telehealth into a practice. 

 


Objectives:

  • Define telemedicine and interpret the current literature surrounding the innovative delivery of evidence-based weight management practices
  • Present the model of the Telehealth Enabled Approach to Multidisciplinary (TEAM) weight management in two independent clinical trials
  • Provide practical ways to apply evidence-based practices of telehealth into a practice
Speaker Information
Michelle Alencar  [ view bio ]
Telemedicine and Weight Loss: The Application
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.

 

Description: Drs. Fitch and Stanford provide their clinical experiences of incorporating telemedicine along with a discussion based on audience questions.

 

Speaker Information
Angela Fitch  [ view bio ]
Fatima Cody Stanford  [ view bio ]
Understanding the Adiposity-based-disease Model (ABCD) as a Diagnostic Term and the Chronic Care Complications-centric Approach to the Treatment of Obesity
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.

 

Description:  Dr. Garvey reviews the adiposity-based-disease model (ABCD) as an approach to the treatment of obesity. 

 


 

Speaker Information
W. Timothy Garvey  [ view bio ]
The Effects and Impact of Adipose Tissue
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.

 

Description: Dr. Jensen provides an overview on how much body fat is normal and abnormal in adult males and females and the effects it has on insulin regulation.

 


Objectives:

  • Describe how much body fat is normal and abnormal in adult males and females
  • Describe the effects of obesity on the insulin regulation of adipose tissue lipolysis
  • Understand which "hormones" produced by human adipose tissue have been proven to have an endocrine function at this time
Speaker Information
Michael D. Jensen  [ view bio ]
Peeling the Onion: Unraveling the Medical Complexities of the Patient with Obesity
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.

 

Description: Dr. Pennings steps through a case study of how to troubleshoot complicating factors in treating patients with obesity.

 


Objectives:

  • Recognize the many causes of obesity
  • Enhance skills for assessing the patient with obesity
  • Troubleshoot complicating factors in treating patients with obesity
Speaker Information
Nicholas Pennings  [ view bio ]
Addressing Weight Bias in Health Care: How to Be a Better Clinician
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.

 

Description: Dr. Kahan provides a definition of weight bias and how these tendencies may affect clinical care of patients with obesity.

 


Objectives:

  • Define weight bias and become familiar with common examples of weight bias in society and the healthcare system
  • Explore implicit weight bias tendencies and how these may affect clinical care of patients with obesity
  • Identify several opportunities to mimize weight bias in healthcare
Speaker Information
Scott Kahan  [ view bio ]
Stealth Interventions to Motivate Behavior Change
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.

 

Description: Dr. Robinson reviews the concept, applications, and advantages of stealth interventions.

 


Objectives:

  • Understand the uses of outcome motivators and process motivators
  • Understand the concept and applications of stealth interventions
  • Understand the advantages of stealth interventions
Speaker Information
Thomas N. Robinson  [ view bio ]
Clinical Treatment of Thyroid Disorders Related to Obesity
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.

 

Description: Dr. McDermott evaluates the current evidence regarding thryoid disorders and obesity along with discussing the management of hypothyroidism.

 


Objectives:

  • Review thyroid system physiology and the diagnosis of common disorders of thyroid function
  • Discuss the management of hypothyroidism, the most significant thyroid disorder associated with obesity
  • Evaluate the current evidence regarding thyroid disorders and obesity and the results of treatment of these conditions
Speaker Information
Michael McDermott  [ view bio ]
Patient-Centered Encounters: The Power of Stories & Shared Decision
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.

 

Description: Ms. Christensen discusses patient-centered care and the value of a narrative history in obesity treatment.

 


Objectives:

  • Discuss the concepts of patient-centered care
  • Discuss the role and value of a narrative history in obesity treatment
  • Discuss the process of shared decision making and how it applies to obesity treatment
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Obesity Medicine Association
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 16.25
Participation Credit(s): 16.25
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