This package provides the Obesity Medicine 2017 full conference which includes the two courses of Business and Treatment Essentials and the Spring Obesity Summit.
The presentations within Obesity Medicine 2017 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 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
April 19, 2017
April 05, 2020 11:55 PM
Understand safe and effective pharmacological options for the treatment of obesity in the pediatric population
Prescribe appropriate substitutions for weight-inducing medications (and know how to discuss with PCPs)
Understand and recognize obesity as a disease state, and more effectively diagnose, evaluate, and treat the disease of obesity
Identify the most appropriate surgical procedure applicable based on the individual patient's needs
Explain why HCG is not an acceptable obesity disease treatment
Identify underlying factors that may contribute to weight gain and obesity-related conditions such as medications and endocrine disrupters
Understand the role of food cravings and reward-induced eating in obesity as well as therapeutic approaches to addressing these problems
Understand the risks and benefits of diets high in saturated fat
Understand the manifestations, role, and impact of insulin resistance in obesity and related conditions
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