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CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: The Fall Obesity Summit combines the latest in scientific research with clinical applications to provide you with advanced, in-depth training on treating obesity and obesity-related conditions.


Accreditation:

The Obesity Medicine Association is accreditated 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 17.50 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 15, 2017
Expiration Date:
September 01, 2020 11:55 PM
Presentation Location:
San Antonio, TX
Presentation Objectives
  • Gain knowledge in how ghrelin resistance influences the clinical management of obesity
  • Effectively utilize the Pediatric Obesity Algorithm for enhanced understanding of pediatric obesity and for evaluating, treating and management of children and adolescents affected by obesity
  • Partner with bariatric surgeons to establish a care continuum to help surgical patients maintain their weight loss long-term
  • Interact more confidently with patients in regards to their individual weight and health problems associated with obesity
  • Understand the metabolic and hormonal pathways associated with sedentary behavior
  • Understand and recognize obesity as a disease state, and more effectively diagnose, evaluate, and treat the disease of obesity
  • Incorporate technology related to behavior modification into individualized treatment plans
  • Safely include alternate day fasting as part of a dietary prescription
  • Learn about the concept of mindful eating as a behavioral tool and apply this in treatment programs where viable
  • Become aware of one’s own possible biases with regard to overweight and obesity in order to improve communications with patients. Provide prudent recommendations to patients about artificial sweeteners and use evidence-based logic in determining whether or not to include these in dietary prescriptions
  • Understand the pathophysiology of psychotropic medications and their impact on weight
  • Understand neuroendocrine mechanisms of eating and how eating is regulated by metabolic and hedonic needs in the normal physiological state and in obesity
Great Expectations: A Tale of Communications Technology in the Treatment of Childhood Obesity
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Woolford presents the challenges pediatric weight management faces and important considerations to make when using communications technology.

 


Objectives:

  • Discuss the challenges faced in pediatric weight management
  • Discuss the evidence for the use of communications technology to enhance pediatric weight management
  • Discuss important considerations when developing pediatric weight management interventions using communications technology
Speaker Information
Susan Woolford  [ view bio ]
Effect of Alternate-day Fasting on Weight Loss
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Varady examines the safety of alternate-day fasting and the adherence through meal timing and exercise.

 


Objectives:

  • Discuss the results of our recent 12-month study published in JAMA IM (2017) which compares the efficacy of alternate-day fasting vs. daily calorie restriction
  • Distinguish how meal timing and exercise affect adherence to alternate-day fasting 
  • Recognize the safety of alternate-day fasting
Speaker Information
Krista Varady  [ view bio ]
Caring for Patients with Psychiatric Illness and Obesity
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Fink builds an understanding of the relationship between psychiatric illness and obesity and how to treat patients affected by both diseases.

 


Objectives:

  • Understand relationships between obesity and psychiatric illness
  • Build a patient-centered approach
  • Review toolbox of specific interventions

 

Speaker Information
Candida Fink  [ view bio ]
Weight Gain and Metabolic Disorder due to Psychiatric Medications: Mechanisms and Management
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Taylor reviews the principles of weight gain in patients affected by mental illness and how to focus a medical program on prevention.

 


Objectives:

  • Understand the principles of weight gain in patients with mental illness
  • Review the current treatment options available for weight management
  • Appreciate the benefits of a medical program that focuses on prevention
Speaker Information
Valerie Taylor  [ view bio ]
Challenging Case Studies in Obesity Medicine
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Articolo steps through the process of a challenging patient case.

 


Objectives:

  • Review challenging case(s) in an interactive forum to understand management of patients with obesity
Speaker Information
Amy Articolo  [ view bio ]
Non-nutritive Sweeteners, Energy Balance, and Cardiometabolic Risks: Results from Animal Studies and Prospective, Community-based Cohort Studies in Humans
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Ms. Fowler will provide evidence from animal and human studies on the increased risks of obesity, cardiovascular events, and mortality itself from the consumption of non-nutritive sweeteners.

 


Objectives:

  • Identify increased risks with regards to weight gain, adiposity, glucose intolerance, and other metabolic abnormalities, which have been detected in animals exposed chronically to non-nutritive sweeteners (NNS)
  • Identify increased risks with regards to obesity, cardiometabolic risk factors, cardiovascular events, and mortality itself, among humans who have consumed diet sodas and/or other diet drinks daily, in long-term, large-scale, prospective observational studies
  • Identify potential mechanisms through which chronic NNS exposure might increase the risk of obesity, and other cardiometabolic risk factors, in susceptible individuals - and to propose a re-thinking of our approaches to sweetened beverages
Speaker Information
Sharon Fowler  [ view bio ]
Using Artificial Sweeteners in Clinical Practice
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Panelists will provide insight into the use of artificial sweeteners based on their own clinical experiences and research.

 


Objectives:

  • Gain perspectives on the use of artificial sweeteners in clinical practice
Speaker Information
Sharon Fowler  [ view bio ]
Sarah Hallberg  [ view bio ]
Craig Primack  [ view bio ]
Applying the Pediatric Obesity Algorithm in Clinical Practice
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Drs. Censani and Cuda address various complications and management options for pediatric patients through the use of the Pediatric Obesity Algorithm as a tool.

 


Objectives:

  • Select the Pediatric Obesity Algorithm to approach the child with obesity in clinical practice
  • Formulate a differential diagnosis in a pediatric patient with obesity
  • Recognize the various obesity complications and management options for pediatric patients
Speaker Information
Marisa Censani  [ view bio ]
Suzanne Cuda  [ view bio ]
Sugar and Inactivity: Is it really that bad?
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Bidwell evaluates how inactivity and dietary choices can lead to an increase risk of diabetes and CVD regardless of weight.

 


Objectives:

  • Discuss how poor dietary choices and sedentary lifestyle can increase risk factors associated with diabetes and CVD - regardless of weight
  • Explain how a high fat and/or high sugar diet can augment low-grade inflammation and hyperlipidemia
  • Differentiate the role of physical activity versus inactivity on glycemic control during energy balance
Speaker Information
Amy Bidwell  [ view bio ]
Clinical Research Abstract: Insights and Perceptions of Obesity Management in Older People with Obesity: Results of National Study
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Look discusses her research on the factors and perceptions it takes for the management of obesity in the elderly population.

 

Speaker Information
Michelle Look  [ view bio ]
Clinical Research Abstract: Association of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Weight Status in Children and Adolescents with Obesity
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Cuda reviews her research on the relationship between cardiovascular risk and weight in children and adolescents.

 

Speaker Information
Suzanne Cuda  [ view bio ]
Clinical Research Abstract: Obesity Medicine Compensation Survey
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Horn discusses findings from the compensations survey and the differences found between age, gender, race, location, and time in practice.

 

Speaker Information
Deborah Bade Horn  [ view bio ]
Mindless to Mindful Eating
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Wolever discusses the concerns associated with Binge Eating Disorder and ways attention impacts the process of eating and weight management.

 


Objectives:

  • Recognize the significant concerns associated with Binge Eating Disorder and know a simple screening tool to use in clinical practice
  • Explain the general difference between sensory information processing and cognitive information processing and the role that sensory information processing plays in eating behavior
  • Name at least three ways that attention impacts the process of eating and weight management
Speaker Information
Ruth Wolever  [ view bio ]
Neuroendocrine Mechanisms of Eating and How Eating is Regulated by Metabolic and Hedonic Needs, Two Primary Drivers of This Process
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Yu addresses the fundamentals and neuroendocrine mechanisms of eating.

 


Objectives:

  • Recognize the fundamentals of eating
  • State the neuroendocrine mechanisms of eating
  • Recall eating and its relation to weight regulation
  • Compare metabolic obesity and hedonic obesity
Speaker Information
Yi-Hao Yu  [ view bio ]
The Role of Ghrelin on Body Weight and Metabolism
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Zigman provides evidence from human and rodent trials of how ghrelin can influence eating and introduces the concept of ghrelin resistance.

 


Objectives:

  • Provide an overview of the main components of the ghrelin system
  • Provide evidence from human and rodent trials that the ghrelin system can influence eating and body weight
  • Introduce the concept of ghrelin resistance and how ghrelin resistance might complicate the development of anti-ghrelin agents for the treatment of obesity
  • Review the results of two Phase 1 trials of ghrelin-targeted agents that included examinations of the effects on food intake/body weight
Speaker Information
Jeffrey Zigman  [ view bio ]
Panel Discussion: The Regulation of Eating with Metabolic and Hedonic Drivers
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Drs. Yu and Zigman will further the discussion on metabolic and hedonic drivers.

 

Speaker Information
Yi-Hao Yu  [ view bio ]
Jeffrey Zigman  [ view bio ]
Divergence of Patient and Clinician Perceptions of Obesity and Weight Management
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Kaplan explains the perceptions of obesity and weight management and how they impact the effectiveness of patient care. 

Speaker Information
Lee Kaplan  [ view bio ]
Weight Stigma and Its Impact
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Stanford demonstrates how health professionals harbor implicit and explicit weight bias and the impact of these biases on health outcomes.

 


Objectives:

  • Discern how weight bias and stigma contribute to energy storage
  • Learn about how early life interactions influence weight bias
  • Determine the deleterious impact of weight bias on health outcomes
  • Ascertain how health professionals harbor implicit and explicit weight bias
  • Evaluate national and international trends in weight bias and its influence on quality of life
Speaker Information
Fatima Cody Stanford  [ view bio ]
The Patient Care Continuum
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Drs. Seger along with patient Chris Sander will discuss the challenges associated with obesity care and how those challenges impact patient care.

 


Objectives:

  • Define what obesity care currently looks like
  • Discuss what it could/should look like
  • How this impacts real patient care
  • Discuss challenges to new care paradigm
  • Discuss potential solutions and action items
Speaker Information
Chris Sander  [ view bio ]
Jennifer Seger  [ view bio ]
Michael Seger  [ view bio ]
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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢: 17.50
Participation Credit(s): 17.50
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