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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

 


Disclosures (at time of recording):

Speakers:                                                 

  • Ethan Lazarus, MD: Eisai: Speakers Bureau; Novo Nordisk: Advisory Board; Takeda Pharmaceuticals: Speakers Bureau
  • Robert Lustig, MD, MSL: Nothing to disclose
  • Ian A. Myles, MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Mark Pereira, PhD: Nothing to disclose
  • Stephen Phinney, MD, PhD: Atkins Nutritionals: Advisory Board; KetoThrive Corp.: Founder and Chief Medical Officer; Low Carb Down Under: Speakers Bureau; Beyond Obesity, LLC: Self-published Books
  • Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA: Takeda Pharmaceuticals: Consultant; Nestle Nutrition: Consultant; Vivus: Speakers Bureau; Eisai: Speakers Bureau; Diet Owl: Owner
  • Joan Temmerman, MD, MPH, MS, FAAFP, CNS: Nothing to disclose
  • Eric C. Westman, MD, MHS, MFOMA: Vivus: National Advisory Board, Speakers Bureau; Eisai: Speakers Bureau; KE Diet: Scientific Advisory Board Member

 

Planners:

  • Stan Anderson, MD: GlaxoSmithKline: Consultant
  • Amy Arrow Articolo, DO, FACOOG: Novo Nordisk: Advisory Board, Consultant, Speakers Bureau
  • Deborah Bade Horn, DO, MPH, MFOMA: Novo Nordisk: Consultant, Speakers Bureau, Advisory Activities, Development of Educational Material; Takeda Pharmaceuticals: Speakers Bureau ; Eisai: Advisory Board; Covidian: Consultant
  • Michael Bateman, DO: Mead Johnson: Speaker
  • Erin Chamberlin, MD, FAAFP, FOMA: Takeda Pharmaceuticals: Speakers Bureau
  • Sarah Hallberg, DO: KetoThrive: Research Activities
  • Myra L. Muramoto, MD, MPH: Sanofi-Aventis: Holdings
  • Stephen J. Petteruti, DO: Metagenics: Speakers Bureau
  • Thomas C. Varughese, MD: Takeda: Speaker’s Bureau; Holdings
  • Eric C. Westman, MD, MHS, MFOMA: KE Diet: Advisory Board; Invoy: Advisory Board; Various Book Royalties; Vivus: National Advisory Board, Speakers Bureau; Eisai: Speakers Bureau; KE Diet
  • Nothing to Disclose: Michael Arata, MD; Crystal Broussard, MD; Sandra Christensen, MSN, ARNP, FOMA; Virginia Crawford, MD; Neelima Dachuri, MD; Krishna Doniparthi, MD, FOMA; U. Inge Ferguson, DO, FACOI, FOMA; Marcie Gonzales; Brent Gear, DO; Charles Halliman; Valentina Jordan; Carl Knopke, MD, FOMA; Dana Mansell, CHCP; William McCarthy, MD, FOMA; Timothy J. McCormick, DO, MPH; Kevin Rosenberg, MD; William Jeffrey McDaniel, MD; Stephen J. Petteruti, DO; Scott Rigden, MD, FAAFP, MFOMA; Stacy Schmidt, PhD; Harold Seim, MD, MPH, FOMA; Laurie Traetow, CAE

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 8 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:
July 01, 2016
Expiration Date:
June 01, 2019 12:00 AM
Presentation Objectives
  • Identify the latest dietary and health fads for the treatment of obesity and explain the scientific or lack of scientific evidence for the safety and efficacy of these products or procedures.
  • Implement a carbohydrate-restricted diet for the treatment of obesity and related disease based on evidence from medical literature.
  • Understand the current medical evidence both for and against the use of non-nutritive sweeteners in the treatment of obesity and related diseases.
  • Inform patients of essential nutrition information, including function and sources of macronutrients and micronutrients.
  • Learn about the chemistry, physiology, and epidemiology of dietary fat, including the much-maligned saturated fat.
  • Understand and prescribe the low-glycemic load and high-phytonutrient diet.
  • Review the effect the processed food industry has had on food consumption.
  • Explore the differences between real and processed foods.
  • Describe the effect of processed food consumption on health outcomes, environment, and spending.
  • Identify the major functions of the immune system.
  • Identify the importance of the microbiome in immunity and the impact of diet on the microbiome.
  • Identify how diet and obesity alter these immune functions.
  • Examine the role of protein in weight management.
  • Investigate various nutritional approaches/protocols for weight loss.
  • Illustrate the evidence supporting clinical meal replacements.
  • Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of various diet plans in order to develop the most effective dietary weight-loss program to individual patient needs.
That Fad Diet Was So Good, I Think I Will Try Another...

(Speaker biography at time of recording)

 

ABOM Diplomate

Dr. Primack is co-director and co-founder of the Scottsdale Weight Loss Center in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine and is board certified in both internal medicine and pediatrics. Dr. Primack received his medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago and completed a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center and Phoenix Children's Hospital in Arizona. In 2012, Dr. Primack received the Dr. Vernon B. Astler Award in recognition of his efforts to advance the Society's place and purpose within the media, government and medical community. In addition, he served as the Obesity Medicine Certification Review Course chairman until 2014. Dr. Primack currently serves on the ASBP Board of Trustees.

The Scientific Basis of Carbohydrate-restricted Diets

(Speaker biography at time of recording)

 

ABOM Diplomate

Dr. Eric C. Westman is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke Health Enterprise, and Director of the Duke Lifestyle Medicine Clinic. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and is an ABOM Diplomate, and has over 90 peer-reviewed research publications. His clinical practice involves lifestyle treatments for obesity, diabetes, and tobacco dependence, He is currently the President of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, and a Fellow of the Obesity Society. He is co-editor of the medical textbook, Obesity: Evaluation and Treatment Essentials, and author of the New York Times Bestseller The New Atkins for a New You, Cholesterol Clarity, and Keto Clarity.

Artificial Sweeteners: Good or Bad?

(Speaker biography at time of recording)
 

Dr. Pereira earned his PhD in epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh. He was a research associate at Children's Hospital in Boston and a faculty member in the department of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Since 2003, he has been with the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, where he is an associate professor and a director of public health nutrition. His research focuses on chronic disease etiology and prevention, especially type 2 diabetes, and ranges from small controlled trials to large-scale epidemiologic studies, His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health for the past two decades.

 
Nutrition (Fall 2014)
(Speaker biography at time of recording)


ABOM Diplomate

Dr. Lazarus has practiced full-time obesity medicine in Denver, Colorado for 11 years at Clinical Nutrition Center. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He currently serves on the OMA Board of Trustees, and serves as the OMA delegate in the American Medical Association. He took center stage in the passage of AMA resolution 420 recognizing obesity as a disease.

The Role Fat and Saturated Fat Play in Obesity

(Speaker biography at time of recording)

 

Steve Phinney has spent 40 years studying diet, exercise, fatty acids, and inflammation. He has held academic positions at the Universities of Vermont, Minnesota, and California at Davis, as well as leadership positions at Monsanto, Galileo Laboratories, Efficas, and he is currently co-founder and Chief Medical Officer at KetoThrive. Steve has published 80 papers and 4 books. He received his MD from Stanford University, a PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry from MIT, and post-doctoral training at the University of Vermont and at Harvard.

Low-glycemic Load and High-phytonutrient Diet
(Speaker biography at time of recording)

ABOM Diplomate

Dr. Rigden works in private practice in Chandler, Ariz. He is board certified in family practice and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He is also a fellow of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians. Dr. Rigden has become well known for his work as a clinician, researcher, author, and teacher in the field of obesity medicine. He has been on many ASBP committees and has served on the board of trustees and as an officer. Dr. Rigden is the author of “The Ultimate Metabolism Diet: Eat Right for Your Metabolic Type,” which has been released in the United States and three other countries.
 
Processed Food: An Experiment that Failed

(Speaker biography at time of recording)

 

ABOM Diplomate

Robert H. Lustig, MD, MSL is a professor of pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, director of the Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health (WATCH) Program, and member of the Institute for Health Policy Studies at University of California, San Francisco. He is studying the interplay between the changes in the nutritional environment and defective hormone signaling, and in particular, the role of fructose and lack of fiber in the genesis of the metabolic syndrome. Dr. Lustig graduated from MIT in 1976, and received his MD from Cornell University Medical College in 1980. He completed his pediatric residency at St. Louis Children's Hospital in 1983, and his pediatric endocrine fellowship at UCSF in 1984. In 2013 he completed a Masters of Studies in Law (MSL) degree at University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Dr. Lustig is the author of many articles, chapters, and reviews on childhood obesity, including the recent volume Obesity before Birth and the previously released popular book Fat Chance: Beating the Odds against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease. He is also the president of the Institute for Responsible Nutrition in the USA, and an advisor to Action on Sugar in the UK.

 
The Western Diet and Immunity

(Speaker biography at time of recording)

 

Dr. Ian Myles graduated medical school at the University of Colorado, completed internal medicine training at The Ohio State University, and then came to NIH for allergy/immunology fellowship. He is currently an assistant clinical investigator and chief medical officer in the lab of clinical infectious diseases and the US Public Health Service. In addition to work on immuno-nutrition, his research includes novel therapy design for atopic dermatitis and immune stimulator properties of colostrum.

 
The "How-tos" of VLCDs and Meal Replacements in Obesity Medicine

(Speaker biography at time of recording)

 

ABOM Diplomate

Dr. Temmerman is board-certified in family medicine and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She works at Genesis Health and also teaches at the Genesis Family Medicine Residency. She earned her medical degree from Rush Medical College. She recently completed a Masters of Public Health in Nutrition through University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and is also a Certified Nutrition Specialist. She is especially interested in teaching obesity management skills during medical training, and was the 2014 recipient of the Steelman-Seim Educator Award for Excellence in Academics by the Obesity Medicine Association

 
Diet (Fall 2014)

(Speaker biography at time of recording)

 

ABOM Diplomate


Dr. Eric C. Westman is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke Health Enterprise, and Director of the Duke Lifestyle Medicine Clinic. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and is an ABOM Diplomate, and has over 90 peer-reviewed research publications. His clinical practice involves lifestyle treatments for obesity, diabetes, and tobacco dependence, He is currently the President of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, and a Fellow of the Obesity Society. He is co-editor of the medical textbook, Obesity: Evaluation and Treatment Essentials, and author of the New York Times Bestseller The New Atkins for a New You, Cholesterol Clarity, and Keto Clarity.

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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 8.00
Participation Credit(s): 8.00
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