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The 2017 Spring Obesity Summit course explores cutting-edge treatments and best practices including co-morbidities and lifestyle interventions to help you manage a variety of complex cases. 

 

The presentations within 2017 Spring Obesity Summit 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 17.75 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:
April 21, 2017
Expiration Date:
April 15, 2020 11:55 PM
Presentation Objectives
  • Understand the risks and benefits of diets high in saturated fat
  • Understand the role of food cravings and reward-induced eating in obesity as well as therapeutic approaches to addressing these problems
  • Identify underlying factors that may contribute to weight gain and obesity-related conditions such as medications and endocrine disrupters
  • Explain why HCG is not an acceptable obesity disease treatment
  • Identify the most appropriate surgical procedure applicable based on the individual patient's needs
  • Understand and recognize obesity as a disease state, and more effectively diagnose, evaluate, and treat the disease of obesity
  • Prescribe appropriate substitutions for weight-inducing medications (and know how to discuss with PCPs)
  • Understand safe and effective pharmacological options for the treatment of obesity in the pediatric population
Medication-induced Weight Gain
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Still will discuss how to identify the underlying factor of medication-induced weight gain.


Objectives:

  • Implement new treatment paradigm treating "weight first" rather than co-morbidity centric
  • Identify medication that promote weight gain and inhibits weight loss
  • Employ a shared decision making process with patients with regard to prescribing and altering medications

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/21/2017

Speaker Information
Chris Still  [ view bio ]
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Obesity and Intentional Weight Loss in Kidney Disease
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Navaneethan will provide an overview of renal disease and its association with obesity.


Objectives:

  • Obesity and development of chronic kidney disease
  • Evidence for exercise and dietary interventions in chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • Bariatric surgery and kidney-related outcomes

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/21/2017

Speaker Information
Sankar Navaneethan  [ view bio ]
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$20.00
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NAFLD: The Next Medical Tsunami?
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Neff will provide an overview of how obesity is a risk factor for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. 


Objectives:

  • Introduction and disease state
  • Epidemiology and natural history
  • Risk stratification
  • Therapies

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/21/2017

Speaker Information
Guy Neff  [ view bio ]
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$20.00
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HCG: The Diet that Won't Die
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Primack will overview human chorionic gondotropin (HCG) and how it has become a popular diet that never seems to fade away. 

 


Objectives:

  • Introduce OMA position statement
  • What is the HCG/Simeions Diet
  • Discuss published articles supporting the position statement
  • Discuss the resurgence in the HCG diet and common side effects
  • HCG remains in the news
  • Briefly discuss protein metabolism

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/21/2017

Speaker Information
Craig Primack  [ view bio ]
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$20.00
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Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Obesity
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Sathyanarayana will provide an overview of endocrine disruptors and how they can be seen as a possible barrier to weight loss.


Objectives:

  • Understand the definition of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs)
  • Identify potential physiologic pathways for EDCs
  • Understand how EDCs may contribute to development of obesity/diabetes
  • Preventing EDC exposures has substantial health and economic benefits

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/21/2017

Speaker Information
Sheela Sathyanarayana  [ view bio ]
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Pediatric Obesity Pharmacotherapy
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Srivastava presentation will recognize appropriate application of available obesity pharmacotherapy in children and becoming familiar with those anti-obesity medications. 

 


Objectives:

  • Understand that several different types of obesity exist and identifying those patient phenotypes help guide treatment algorithms
  • Become familiar with some of the anti-obesity medications prescribed in children with severe obesity or those who have failed structured lifestyle intervention
  • Begin to recognize appropriate application of available obesity pharmacotherapy in children

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/21/2017

Speaker Information
Gitanjali Srivastava  [ view bio ]
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New Insights into the Variable Effectiveness of Levothyroxine Monotherapy for Hypothyroidism
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. McAninch will provide insights into levothyroxine monotherapy and its variable effectiveness towards hypothyroidism. 


Objectives:

  • Reflect on the complexities of the relationship between thyroid hormone and obesity
  • Define the historical rationale behind the justification of the standards of care for hypothyroidism
  • Introduce the potential role of polymorphism in the Type 2 Deiodinase

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/21/2017

Speaker Information
Elizabeth McAninch  [ view bio ]
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Advanced Biomarker Testing: How does this matter clinically?
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Dall will discussing what advanced lipids and inflammatory biomarkers mean along with their functions.


Objectives:

  • Discuss the utility of novel cardiovascular risk markers in primary vs. secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and among patients with additional comorbidities
  • Describe the differences between LDL cholesterol, Apo B and LDL-P and the respective lipid subclasses and their role in the atherogenicity of lipid profiles
  • Explain the roles of pharmaceutical and lifestyle interventions in CVD risk reduction
  • List ways in which advanced lipid panels and inflammatory markers may refine dietary interventions to maximize CVD risk reduction

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/22/2017

Speaker Information
Tara Dall  [ view bio ]
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Reward-induced Eating: Therapeutic Approaches to Addressing Food Cravings
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Greenway will present upon the aspects of reward-induced eating.

 


Objectives:

  • Define craving, its difference from the physiologic control of hunger and its relationship to the reward system
  • Discuss how to measure craving
  • Describe the relationship of craving and the reward system to present obesity treatments (diet, drugs, surgery, and devices) and the importance of considering the reward system in future obesity interventions

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/22/2017

Speaker Information
Frank Greenway  [ view bio ]
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Helping Your Patient Decide on Bariatric Surgery: Medical and Surgical Decision-making
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Drs. Lindquist and Sung will provide insight from their perspectives of an obesity medicine clinician and a bariatric surgeon on guidelines for bariatric surgery and possible complicating issues through case studies. 

 


Objectives:

  • Review medical recommendations regarding surgery
  • Review surgical decision-making
  • Application with case studies

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/22/2017

Speaker Information
Richard Lindquist  [ view bio ]
Brian Sung  [ view bio ]
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$40.00
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PCOS for the Obesity Medicine Specialist
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Sicat will present the aspects of polycystic ovary syndrome and how obesity is associated with this disease.


Objectives:

  • Discuss the consequences of PCOS
  • Recognize who to screen to PCOS
  • Understand the diagnostic criteria to evaluate for PCOS
  • Discuss the treatment options for patients with PCOS

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/22/2017

Speaker Information
Jeffrey Sicat  [ view bio ]
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Stones, Groans, and Brittle Bones: Management of Unintended Consequences of Aggressive Lifestyle Intervention
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Fitch discusses managing complications of aggressive lifestyle interventions such as kidney/gall stones and gout. 


Objectives:

  • Define aggressive lifestyle interventions
  • Kidney stone disease and weight loss
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Gout, uric acid and weight
  • Vitamin D deficiency, PTH and bone density
  • Cardiovascular arrhythmias and weight
  • Hair loss
  • Excess skin
  • Psychosocial issues

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/22/2017

Speaker Information
Angela Fitch  [ view bio ]
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Lipedema: Diagnosis and Treatment
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Herbst provides an overview of the chronic disease lipedema.


Objectives:

  • Lipdema
  • Dercum's disease
  • Oral therapies
  • Manual and physical therapies

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/22/2017

Speaker Information
Karen Herbst  [ view bio ]
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Establishment of POWER (Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry)
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Kirk provides an overview of the Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry (POWER) which is focused to study clincial pediatric weight management programs and build censuses on practice improvement.


Objectives:

  • Understand the process undertaken to establish POWER (Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry)
  • Recognize eligibility criteria that sites must meet to participate in POWER
  • Recognize POWER's long-term goals

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/23/2017

Speaker Information
Shelley Kirk  [ view bio ]
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$15.00
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The Benefits and Safety of a Low-carb Diet
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Phinney explains the evidence supporting the benefits and safety of a diet high in saturated fat.


Objectives:

  • Understand how a low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet affects lipoprotein metabolism and cardio-metabolic risk factors
  • Discuss evidence linking saturated fat intake and endogenous saturated fat levels with chronic disease
  • Understand how a ketogenic diet affects blood levels of saturated fat and palmitoleic acid (and equally potent predictor of cardio-metabolic risk)

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/23/2017

Speaker Information
Steve Phinney  [ view bio ]
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The Potential Dangers of a High Dietary Intake of Saturated Fat
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Mozaffarian discusses the potential dangers and risks of high intake of dietary saturated fat.


Objectives:

  • Understand the effects of saturated fat consumption on blood lipid concentrations
  • Understand the associations of saturated fat consumption with clinical heart disease events and the relevance of the replacement nutrient
  • Understand the heterogeneity of associations of different food sources of fat with clinical outcomes

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/23/2017

Speaker Information
Dariush Mozaffarian  [ view bio ]
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Point-Counterpoint Panel Discussion on Dietary Saturated Fat
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Drs. Mozaffarian and Phinney will have a conversation about the two viewpoints regarding a diet high in saturated fat.

 


Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/23/2017

Speaker Information
Dariush Mozaffarian  [ view bio ]
Steve Phinney  [ view bio ]
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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)ā„¢: 17.75
Participation Credit(s): 17.75
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