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The Fall Obesity Summit addresses clinical topics relevant to what's happening in the field of obesity medicine right now. If you're a health care professional who encounters obesity in your practice, don't miss this opportunity to gain practical tips from experienced obesity medicine clinicians.

 

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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 16 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:
September 23, 2016
Expiration Date:
August 15, 2019 11:55 PM
Presentation Objectives
  • Understand obesity as a disease state
  • Effectively design an individualized treatment plan for patients affected by overweight or obesity
  • Interact more confidently with patients in regards to their individual health issues associated with obesity
  • Increase knowledge about the latest in obesity research, including controversial topics, by reviewing the evidence available
  • Understand biological and metabolic adaptions after weight loss and adjust treatment accordingly
  • Effectively communicate with patients and fellow medical practitioners about obesity and overweight
  • Address treatment aspects in pediatric obesity to provide learners involved with this unique population with tangible options for clinical application
  • Assess cardiovascular risk utilizing advanced lipidology and biomarkers
  • Gain knowledge and competence in some of the key pillars of comprehensive medical obesity treatment (nutrition, physical activity, behavior, and medication): specifically: Behavior: -counsel patients about smoking cessation and weight -incorporate motivational interviewing into appointments to overcome barriers to patient adherence -Understand the concept of food addiction and obtain tools to address it Nutrition: -prescribe appropriate amounts of protein in dietary treatment and understand the science and rationale behind the higher focus on the use of this macronutrient -educate patients about the impact of processing and cooking foods Medication: -prescribe optimal pharmacologic interventions for dyslipidemia when lifestyle intervention is not enough
Confronting Biological Adaptations to Weight Loss
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description:
Dr. Kushner discusses the biological challenges of maintaining weight loss.

 


Objectives:

  • Describe the hormonal metabolic adaptations that occur with weight loss
  • Define the components of energy expenditure and adaptive thermogenesis

Originally Recorded: 9/23/2016

 

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Robert Kushner  [ view bio ]
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Metabolic Effects of Smoking Cessation and Implications for Prevention of Weight Gain
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description:
Dr. Friedman discusses smoking cessation and its metabolic effects along with implications for the prevention of weight gain.

 


Objectives:

  • Costs of smoking and obesity
  • Mechanisms of nicotine-mediated weight loss
  • Post-cessation weight gain in patients
  • Smoking status, BMI, and metabolic diseases
  • Smoking cessation and insulin secretion/insulin resistance
  • Cessation, pharmacotherapy, and weight management
  • Smoking cessation summary
  • Second-hand smoke and diabetes/obesity

Originally Recorded: 9/23/2016

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Theodore Friedman  [ view bio ]
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Unveiling of the Pediatric Obesity Algorithm and Panel Discussion
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description:
Drs. Scinta, Cuda, Censani, and Joseph unveil the new pediatric obesity algorithm.

 


Objectives:

  • Develop health habits and lifestyle patterns through adulthood
  • Improve health and quality of life
  • Improve body composition
  • Prevent future adverse health consequences
  • Improve body image and self-esteem

Originally Recorded: 9/23/2016

Speaker Information
Marisa Censani  [ view bio ]
Suzanne Cuda  [ view bio ]
Madeline Joseph  [ view bio ]
Wendy Scinta  [ view bio ]
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2016 Update on Lipid Management for the Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description:
Dr. Orringer discusses the latest update on lipid management for the prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

 


Objectives:

  • To review the recommendations of writing groups of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association and the National Lipids Association on lipid management for the prevention of ASCVD
  • To introduce the recommendations of the 2016 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway for the Non-statin Therapies for LDL-C Lowering in Management of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Originally Recorded: 9/23/2016

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Carl Orringer  [ view bio ]
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Lipids and Obesity
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description: Dr. Hallberg discusses the relationship of lipids and obesity in terms of risk factors along with treatment options.


Objectives:

  • Obesity as a CVD Risk Factor
  • Obesity as a Risk Factor for Dyslipidemia
  • Mechanism of Obesity Related Dyslipidemia
  • Risk Outside of LDL-C
  • Case Studies of Missed Risk
  • Another Way to Treat….

Originally Recorded: 9/23/2016

 

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Sarah Hallberg  [ view bio ]
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A Clinical Conversation with Lipid Experts
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description: Drs. Hallberg and Orringer discuss different viewpoints regarding the relationship of lipids and obesity.  


Originally Recorded: 9/23/2016

 

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Sarah Hallberg  [ view bio ]
Carl Orringer  [ view bio ]
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Treating the Post-surgical Patient
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description: Dr. Lindquist reviews the major options for bariatric surgeries along with the most common early and late complications that occur.

 


Objectives:

  • Review the major bariatric surgeries

  • Review most common early and late complications

  • Survey the nutritional challenges after bariatric surgery

  • Explore new interventions


Originally Recorded: 9/24/2016

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Richard Lindquist  [ view bio ]
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The Holy Grail: Looking for Solutions to Metabolic Adaptations
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description: Dr. Horn discusses metabolic adaptation and how skeletal muscle efficiency may impact this adaptation.


Objectives:

  • Define 3 proposed models of Adaptive Thermogenesis

  • Describe the role that skeletal muscle efficiency may play in metabolic adaptation

  • Discuss the roles of genetics, epigenetics, and downstream signals from the gut in metabolism and metabolic adaptation


Originally Recorded: 9/24/2016

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Deborah Bade Horn  [ view bio ]
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Processed Food: Nutritional and Health Consequences of Cooking Food
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description: Dr. Doniparthi discusses how food processing effects the loss of vitamins and minerals in food products. 


Objectives:

  • Learn about food processing

  • Understand how vitamins/minerals are lost in the various forms of food processing

  • Learn the dangers of heat on food products and how they can contribute to nutritional losses and cancer


Originally Recorded: 9/24/2016

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Krishna Doniparthi  [ view bio ]
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Optimizing Protein in a Carbohydrate World (Part 1)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description: Dr. Layman discusses "The Metabolic Advantage" and protein research.


Objectives:

  • Benefits of higher protein, reduced carbohydrates for weight loss: "The Metabolic Advantage"

  • Media hype versus nutrition realities (the myths of epidemiology)

  • What's new in protein research (aging and optimum nutrition)


Originally Recorded: 9/24/2016

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Donald Layman  [ view bio ]
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Protein Needs Versus Carbohydrate Tolerance for Weight Management (Part 2)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description: Dr. Layman discusses "The Metabolic Syndrome" and how protein-centric diets are safe and sustainable. 


Objectives:

  • Carbohydrate threshold and carb tolerance

  • The Metabolic Syndrome

  • Safety and sustainability of a protein-centric diet


Originally Recorded: 9/24/2016

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Donald Layman  [ view bio ]
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Oral Abstract: Thyroid Treatment in Weight Loss Patients: Ecological Physiology Provides a New Paradigm
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description:  Dr. Rowsemitt provides a new paradigm for thyroid treatment in weight loss patients.


Objectives:

  • Understand famine response changes in:
    • The hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis
    • Circulating levels of thyroid hormones
  • Recognize the implications of those changes for evaluation and treatment of thyroid in the famine response

Originally Recorded: 9/24/2016

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Carol Rowsemitt  [ view bio ]
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Oral Abstract: Vitamin D Deficiency and Pubertal Status are Associated with Markers of Insulin Resistance in Pediatric Patients with Overweight and Obesity
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. Censani discusses the markers of insulin resistance in pediatric patients with overweight and obesity associated with Vitamin D deficiency and pubertal status.


Objectives:

  • To analyze the relationship between puberty, vitamin D levels, and markers of abnormal glucose metabolism in children and adolescents

Originally Recorded: 9/24/2016

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Marisa Censani  [ view bio ]
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Motivational Interviewing: Tips and Tools to Use in Practice
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description: Dr. Gutnick provides an interactive lecture to learn the concepts of "change talk" and the four key skills of motivational interviewing. 


Objectives:

  • Apply the Spirit of Motivational Interviewing in a conversation about behavior change
  • Understand the concept of "change talk"
  • Describe the 4 key skills of MI (OARS)
  • Describe how Brief Action Planning (BAP) can be used to support patient self-management

Originally Recorded: 9/24/2016

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Damara Gutnick  [ view bio ]
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Understanding Food Addiction and Practical Ideas for Helping Patients Manage It
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description: Dr. Clorfene discusses food addiction and practical ideas for helping patients manage it.


Objectives:

  • Frame the issue
  • Frame the person
  • Interventions

Originally Recorded: 9/25/2016

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Jeremy Clorfene  [ view bio ]
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Risks of Obesity during Pregnancy
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description: Dr. Librizzi discusses the risk obesity plays in infertility and pregnancy along with applying some practical approaches.


Objectives:

  • Hypothesize that obesity is a multifactorial problem. That is, a genetic predisposition exposed to a particular environment (genetics vs. epigenetics)
  • Associate risks that occur in pregnancy complicated by obesity alone vs. in combination with classic risks in the population not affected by obesity
  • Discuss infertility and pregnancy risks associated with obesity and discuss some practical approaches 
  • Discuss the impact of obesity on infertility procedures and adverse mother and baby outcomes

Originally Recorded: 9/25/2016

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Ronald Librizzi  [ view bio ]
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Do Miracle Weight-loss Promises Work? Fat Chance!
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description: Dr. Rader conducts reviews of the latest marketed fad diets through supported data and reports.


Objectives:

  • Review current marketed diet fads
  • Review current marketed weight loss products
  • Conduct review of supporting data and reports

Originally Recorded: 9/25/2016

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W. Allen Rader  [ view bio ]
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Weight Loss: A Patient and Physician's Perspective
CME/CE Expiration Date: 09/15/2019*
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Description: Dr. Westman shares a patient's weight loss story through both the patient's and physician's perspective. 


Objectives:

  • Understand that dietary fat was not conclusively linked to health problems
  • Describe what foods are eaten and avoided on a low-carbohydrate diet
  • Understand that low carbohydrate diets are more effective than low-fat, low-calorie diets for weight loss in people with insulin resistance

Originally Recorded: 9/25/2016

Speaker Information
Eric Westman  [ view bio ]
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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 16.00
Participation Credit(s): 16.00
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