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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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.
April 21, 2017
April 15, 2020 11:55 PM
- 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