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This course includes lectures that go beyond the fundamentals of obesity medicine and therefore is designed for the health practitioner with some obesity medicine experience.

 

The presentations within Beyond Basics: Clinical Obesity Treatment Strategies can be purchased together as a series, or individually by session:

 

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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 17 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:
October 21, 2016
Expiration Date:
September 15, 2019 11:55 PM
Presentation Objectives
  • Interact more confidently with patients in regards to their individual weight and health issues associated with obesity.
  • Effectively design an individualized treatment plan for patients affected by overweight and obesity.
Confronting Biological Adaptations to Weight Loss
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
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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

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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Robert Kushner  [ view bio ]
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Optimizing Protein in a Carbohydrate World
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
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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

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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Donald Layman  [ view bio ]
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Protein Needs versus Carbohydrate Tolerance for Weight Management
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
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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

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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Donald Layman  [ view bio ]
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Motivational Interviewing: Tips and Tools to Use in Practice
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
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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

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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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: 9/15/2019*
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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

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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Jeremy Clorfene  [ view bio ]
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Cancer Prevention and Treatment via Ketogenic Diets
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
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Description:
This presentation discusses how ketogenic diets can be an effective metabolic therapy for managing malignant cancers in children and adults.

 


Objectives:

  • Recognize that cancer is primarily a mitochondrial metabolic disease
  • Recognize that cancer can be treated and prevented with non-toxic metabolic therapies that target and kill tumor cells while enhancing the energy efficiency of mitochondria in normal cells
  • Personalize metabolic therapy, as a broad-based cancer treatment strategy, that is fine-tuned to match an individual's unique physiology

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Originally Recorded: 4/7/2016

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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Thomas N. Seyfried  [ view bio ]
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Processed Food: An Experiment that Failed
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
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Description:
Dr. Lustig discusses the history and health impact of processed food in the United States.


Objectives:

  • 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

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Originally Recorded: 4/8/2016

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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Robert Lustig  [ view bio ]
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Which Comes First: Overeating or Obesity?
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
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Description:
This talk discusses Dr. Ludwig's hypothesis, published in a JAMA article, "Increasing Adiposity: Consequence or Cause of Obesity" with Dr. Mark I. Friedman.


Objectives:

  • Design a low-glycemic load diet to promote satiety, increase energy expenditure, and produce weight loss without hunger
  • Discuss how diet composition affects the storage and release of calories from fat cells
  • Describe how the body reacts to low-fat/low-calorie diets over the long term

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Originally Recorded: 10/3/2015

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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David S. Ludwig  [ view bio ]
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How Anti-obesity Medications Help with Weight-loss Maintenance
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description:

Dr. Aronne will explore and review the complex physiology of maintenance in weight loss, the role of medication in weight management, as well as the approved anti-obesity medications, including review mechanism(s) of action and the current evidence.


Objectives:

  • Explore and review the complex physiology of maintenance in weight loss
  • Discuss the approved anti-obesity medications, including review mechanism(s) of action and the current evidence
  • Discuss the role of medication for weight management

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Originally Recorded: 10/4/2015

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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Louis J. Aronne  [ view bio ]
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Do Low-carbohydrate Diets Pose a Risk for Atherosclerosis? (Part 1)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
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Description:

(Part 1): Low-carbohydrate Approach
Stephen D. Phinney, MD, PhD

  • Saturated fat and total fat have long been thought to play a role in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease. Dr. Phinney will discuss the idea that it is carbohydrates, not fat, that increase risk for cardiovascular disease. Risk for atherosclerosis is elevated with excess body weight.

 

(Part 2): Any Diet Approach
Joseph Alpert, MD

  • Dr. Alpert will discuss why any diet that helps to reduce body weight is beneficial for reducing cardiovascular disease risk. Low-carbohydrate diets improve cardiovascular risk, as do low-fat diets.

 

(Part 3): Panel Discussion
Joseph S. Alpert, MD and Stephen Phinney, MD, PhD

  • The panel will debate the utility of low-carbohydrate versus low-fat diets for reducing cardiovascular disease risk.

Objective:

  • Understand the effect of increased fat consumption on cardiovascular disease

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Originally Recorded: 4/9/2015

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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Stephen Phinney  [ view bio ]
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Do Low-carbohydrate Diets Pose a Risk for Atherosclerosis (Part 2)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description:

(Part 1): Low-carbohydrate Approach
Stephen D. Phinney, MD, PhD

  • Saturated fat and total fat have long been thought to play a role in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease. Dr. Phinney will discuss the idea that it is carbohydrates, not fat, that increase risk for cardiovascular disease. Risk for atherosclerosis is elevated with excess body weight.

 

(Part 2): Any Diet Approach
Joseph Alpert, MD

  • Dr. Alpert will discuss why any diet that helps to reduce body weight is beneficial for reducing cardiovascular disease risk. Low-carbohydrate diets improve cardiovascular risk, as do low-fat diets.

 

(Part 3): Panel Discussion
Joseph S. Alpert, MD and Stephen Phinney, MD, PhD

  • The panel will debate the utility of low-carbohydrate versus low-fat diets for reducing cardiovascular disease risk.

Objective:

  • Understand the effect of increased fat consumption on cardiovascular disease

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Originally Recorded: 4/9/2015

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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Joseph Alpert  [ view bio ]
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Do Low-carbohydrate Diets Pose a Risk for Atherosclerosis (Part 3)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description:

(Part 1): Low-carbohydrate Approach
Stephen D. Phinney, MD, PhD

  • Saturated fat and total fat have long been thought to play a role in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease. Dr. Phinney will discuss the idea that it is carbohydrates, not fat, that increase risk for cardiovascular disease. Risk for atherosclerosis is elevated with excess body weight.

 

(Part 2): Any Diet Approach
Joseph Alpert, MD

  • Dr. Alpert will discuss why any diet that helps to reduce body weight is beneficial for reducing cardiovascular disease risk. Low-carbohydrate diets improve cardiovascular risk, as do low-fat diets.

 

(Part 3): Panel Discussion
Joseph S. Alpert, MD and Stephen Phinney, MD, PhD

  • The panel will debate the utility of low-carbohydrate versus low-fat diets for reducing cardiovascular disease risk.

Objective:

  • Understand the effect of increased fat consumption on cardiovascular disease

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Originally Recorded: 4/9/2015

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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Joseph Alpert  [ view bio ]
Stephen Phinney  [ view bio ]
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Optimizing Obesity Treatment Using Drug Combinations
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
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Description:
Dr. Aronne will discuss combination drugs for the treatment of obesity that are currently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as well as those currently undergoing clinical investigation. Learn how to optimize obesity treatment by combining drugs currently available.

 


Objective:

  • Prescribe anti-obesity medications (and combination options) for the treatment of obesity

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Originally Recorded: 4/10/2015

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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Louis Aronne  [ view bio ]
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Is Sitting around Killing Us?
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
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Description:

Dr. Tremblay will briefly highlight trends in healthy active living behaviors while focusing on accumulating evidence that sedentary behavior is an independent risk factor for premature morbidity and mortality. The Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for Children will be presented and will serve as an opportunity to challenge the U.S. to develop similar guidelines. Delegates will be challenged to reorient their behavioral modification advice for patients as well as their own lifestyles.


Objectives:

  • Understand trends in healthy active living
  • Review the Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines
  • Face a challenge to current practice and some thoughts about doing things differently

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Originally Recorded: 9/12/2014

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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Mark Tremblay  [ view bio ]
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Addressing Weight Bias in Health Care: How to Be a Better Doctor
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation. 

 

Description:
Does bias towards patients affected by obesity exist in yourself or your clinic staff? This talk will show how to identify possible bias and provide suggestions for better language to use. This presentation also includes a heartfelt testimony from one of Dr. Kahan's patients.


Objectives:

  • Recognize weight bias, stigma, and discrimination in others and in yourself
  • Learn strategies to effectively communicate with patients affected by overweight and obesity

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Originally Recorded: 10/4/2015

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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Scott Kahan  [ view bio ]
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The Obesity Algorithm
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description:

The Obesity Algorithm underwent major revisions at the beginning of 2015. Dr. Bays will discuss changes to the algorithm and describe its usefulness as a resource for health care providers treating patients affected by obesity.


Objectives:

  • Interact more confidently with patients in regards to their individual weight and health issues associated with obesity
  • Effectively design an individualized treatment plan for patients affected by overweight or obesity
  • Apply relevant elements of the Obesity Algorithm when preparing treatment plans for patients

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Originally Recorded: 4/10/2015

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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Harold Bays  [ view bio ]
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Complications-based Clinical Staging of Obesity to Guide Treatment Modality and Intensity
CME/CE Expiration Date 9/15/2019*
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Description:

Dr. Daniel will discuss a treatment model that is comprehensive in addressing complications, the staging of risk and disease severity. In the general approach to the patient affected by overweight or obesity, clinicians must identify patients who will benefit most from therapy, establish therapeutic targets and goals, and identify the modality and intensity of treatment in order to optimize the benefit to risk ratio.


Objective:

  • Provide a comprehensive examination of bariatric patients and interpret relevant diagnostic tests

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Originally Recorded: 9/13/2014

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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Sunil Daniel  [ view bio ]
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The Western Diet and Immunity
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
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Description:
This talk will review how the immune system functions and how diet and obesity may impact these functions.


Objectives:

  • 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

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Originally Recorded: 4/10/2016

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

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Ian A. Myles  [ view bio ]
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Dietary Priorities for Preventing Obesity and Improving Metabolism
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/15/2019*
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Description:

Modern nutrition science has highlighted new priorities for reducing weight gain and improving metabolic risk. This talk will discuss the latest evidence, current priorities, and remaining controversies and uncertainties in this area.


Objective:

  • Discuss modern strategies for prioritizing weight loss and improving metabolic risk

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Originally Recorded: 3/14/2014

Content Reviewed: 10/15/2016

Speaker Information
Dariush Mozaffarian  [ view bio ]
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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 17.00
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