Improving Obesity Care and Management

August 13, 2020

CME Credits: Each module will be certified for up to 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 1.0 ABIM MOC Points

Funder: Novo Nordisk, Inc.

 

Program Chair:

Marc- Andre Cornier, MD

Associate Division Head, Endocrinology

University of Colorado

Under the guidance of our members we identify and act on issues that will impact the profession of endocrinology and patients with endocrine conditions. See how you can become involved and take action.

Our policy priorities include:

1 Understanding the Pathophysiology of Obesity
2 Shepherding the Difficult Conversation: Understanding obesity stigma and improving patient conversation
3 Lifestyle Interventions: Environmental, Behavioral, and Nutritional Approaches
4 Updates in the Landscape and Application of Pharmacotherapy
5 Surgical and Endoscopic Approaches to Weight Loss
6 Rare Causes and Emerging Options for Severe Obesity

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of activities, participants should be better able to:

  • Review and identify the available and emerging therapeutic approaches to obesity.
  • Gain working knowledge of new medications in the pipeline to treat and manage obesity.
  • Review different approaches to weight loss/maintenance and discuss methods necessary to improve patient treatment adherence.

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