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Presentation Information
Presentation Date:
October 04, 2019
Expiration Date:
September 30, 2022 12:00 AM
Presentation Objectives
  • • Identify the unique risk factors of patients with obesity across the lifespan.
  • • Develop individualized treatment plans for patients of all ages affected by overweight and obesity.
  • • Engage patients of all ages regarding their excess adiposity and associated health conditions, including patients with extreme obesity.
  • • Recognize, evaluate and treat obesity as a complex, chronic disease
  • • Recognize the influence of the food industry on consumer food choices and its impact on obesity.
  • • Discuss the potential roles for government and industry in obesity prevention and treatment.
  • • Review best practices for effectively treating the disease of obesity in low income patients.
  • • Recognize the effects of pediatric obesity on overall health throughout the lifespan and understand the implications for obesity prevention and management in patients of all ages.
  • • Discover the potential role of epigenetics in the transmission of the disease of obesity.
  • • Identify strategies for adjusting treatment interventions to help patients overcome weight loss plateaus.
  • • Critique the physical activity guidelines for the treatment and prevention of obesity and understand the practical implications for counseling patients on physical activity.
  • • Review best practices in obesity treatment through analysis of complex cases of patients across the lifespan.
Key Advances in Obesity Medicine Industry Panel
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Harold Bays MD, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM  [ view bio ]
Ethan Lazarus MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM  [ view bio ]
Kathleen Proctor  [ view bio ]
Becca Rausch JD
Brown Fat in Health and Disease
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Paul Cohen MD, PhD  [ view bio ]
Update on Endoscopic Procedures
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Shelby Sullivan MD  [ view bio ]
Obesity Treatment in Low-income Patients
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Caroline M. Apovian MD, FACP, FACN, Dipl. ABOM  [ view bio ]
Breaking the Plateau: Case Reviews on Long-term Weight Management
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Tonia Vinton MD, Dipl. ABOM, Dipl. ABIM  [ view bio ]
The Management and Treatment of Patients with Super Obesity
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Devika Umashanker MD, MS, MBA  [ view bio ]
Overcoming Obesity 2019 Keynote Address: Childhood Obesity and Its Effect Across the Lifespan
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William H. Dietz MD, PhD  [ view bio ]
Winning the Fight Against Overeating: The Key Intersection between Psychology and Neuroscience
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David A. Macklin MD, CCFP  [ view bio ]
Sandy Van MD, Dipl. ABOM  [ view bio ]
Treatment of Eating Disorders and Obesity in the Era of Healthy at Every Size
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Nicole Garber MD  [ view bio ]
Q&A Panel
Screening and Understanding Rare Genetic Variants Impacting Early-Onset, Severe Obesity
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Wendy Chung MD, PhD  [ view bio ]
Cardiovascular Safety of Obesity Medications: Current Evidence and Practical Implications for Clinicians
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Eldad Einav MD, FACC, Dipl. ABOM  [ view bio ]
Using Meal Replacements in Obesity Treatment: Grade School to Grandparents
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Angela Fitch MD, FACP, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM  [ view bio ]
Breastfeeding and Obesity: Challenges for Lactation and Weight Loss Considerations in Lactating Women
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Carolynn Francavilla Brown MD, Dipl. ABOM  [ view bio ]
Point-Counterpoint Discussion: How Much Physical Activity Do Patients Really Need?
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Karli Burridge PA-C, MMS  [ view bio ]
Stephen Phinney MD, PhD
Epigenetics and the Obesity Epidemic
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Mary-Elizabeth Patti MD, FACP  [ view bio ]
Complex Cases in Obesity Treatment: Treating Obesity Across the Lifespan
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Fatima Cody Stanford MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FTOS, Dipl. ABOM
Diana Pallin MD
Nicholas Pennings DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM
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Obesity Medicine Association
Participation Credit(s): 16.75
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)β„’: 16.75
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