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Highlights from Comprehensive Approach to the Treatment of Obesity Chrisandra Shufelt, M.D., M.S., Adrienne Youdim, M.D. and Jennifer Arussi, M.S., R.D. Explain the pathophysiology of perimenopausal weight gain. Teach perimenopausal women effective techniques for weight management. Manage weight loss medications and treatment programs for overweight or obese patients. Proactively diagnose and correct nutritional deficiencies in patients who have had bariatric surgeries. Coach patients in behavioral techniques and practices helpful in preventing weight regain after bariatric procedures. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery Ken Fujioka, M.D., David E. Cummings, M.D., Paul O’Brien, M.D. and Margaret Furtado, M.S., R.D. Counsel patients about ways to maximize weight loss using therapeutic lifestyle interventions. Identify appropriate candidates for bariatric surgery. Detail the benefits of gastric banding in appropriately selected obese adolescents. Discuss the beneficial effects of metabolic surgery that are independent of weight loss. Diagnose and manage nutritional deficiencies that may occur after bariatric or metabolic surgery. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Liver Diseases Marcelo Kugelmas, M.D. and Nancy S. Reau, M.D. Differentiate between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Prevent the systemic effects of NAFLD. Advise and recommend lifestyle modifications to patients with NAFLD. Diagnose and manage primary sclerosing cholangitis and reduce risk for malignancies. Recognize the effects of certain gastrointestinal drugs on the liver. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Diabetes in Youth: Obesity and Beyond Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, Ph.D., R.D., Siri Atma W. Greely, M.D., Ph.D., Alan R. Sinaiko, M.D., John M. Morton, M.D. and Thomas N. Robinson M.D., M.P.H. Distinguish among the various forms of diabetes that may present during infancy and childhood. Manage glucose levels in pediatric and adult patients with monogenic diabetes. Reduce cardiometabolic risk in obese children. Counsel pediatric patients and family members about weight loss. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Eating Disorders/Weight Loss Surgery Christian R. Lemmon, Ph.D. and Robert G. Martindale, M.D. Elaborate on the theories on possible etiology of EDs. Identify the risk factors and common characteristics of patients with EDs. Recognize the indications for inpatient treatment of EDs. Discuss the most common dietary complications of bariatric surgery. Identify the causes of surgical complications of bariatric surgery.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
GI Issues Related to Obesity Norman L. Sussman, M.D. and Charles Billington, M.D. Recognize the causes of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Diagnose metabolic syndrome based on the standard definitions. Counsel patients about the dangers of added sugar in their diet. Advise patients about the importance of lifestyle modification in managing obesity. Discuss the evidence on weight loss before bariatric surgery. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Women and Heart Disease Robert A. Sorrentino, M.D. and Kirsten Tolstrup, M.D. Create a flowchart displaying the differential diagnosis and evaluation of syncope. Rank the diagnostic yield of tests commonly performed to evaluate patients with syncope. Design a lifestyle, medication, and exercise treatment plan for a patient with vasovagal syncope. Counsel a patient considering a bariatric procedure on her risk for cardiovascular complications. Maximize information obtained from stress echocardiography as a preoperative screen in patients who are candidates for bariatric surgery. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Obesity and Diabetes: The Diabolic Duo Caroline M. Apovian, M.D. Prescribe proper medical therapy for a patient with obesity. Identify obese patients who are candidates for bariatric surgery. Advise patients with obesity and T2DM on lifestyle interventions (diet and increased physical activity) to produce weight loss. Prevent progression to T2DM in the obese patient with prediabetes. Initiate therapy for obesity at the optimal time to cause remission of the patient’s T2DM. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Pediatric Obesity Joseph A. Skelton, M.D. Elaborate on the factors that increase a child’s susceptibility to obesity. Evaluate a child for the common comorbidities associated with obesity. Manage and treat the common comorbidities associated with obesity. Discuss the principles of behavioral therapy for pediatric obesity. Incorporate family-based treatment in the management of pediatric obesity. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Updates in Obesity and Infertility Frank J. Domino, M.D. and Clifford C. Hayslip, Jr., M.D.
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