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CME/CE Expiration Date: 11/5/2021*
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Description: Why do some data show that body mass index (BMI) in the overweight range (generally) may confer lower mortality? During this webinar, learn about the obesity paradox and its practical implications, including the advantages and disadvantages of using BMI as a measurement tool for diagnosing overweight and obesity.


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


The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Presentation Information
Presentation Date:
November 06, 2018
Expiration Date:
November 04, 2021 12:00 AM
Presentation Objectives
  • Understand context of data demonstrating the Obesity Paradox, including the role of adipose tissue in the body; study limitations; and limitations of BMI in the evaluation of obesity
  • Define the Obesity Paradox
  • Discuss a framework for the practical application of the Obesity Paradox
The Obesity Paradox Webinar
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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 1.00
Participation Credit(s): 1.00
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