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CME/CE Expiration Date: 04/07/2019*
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This talk addresses the problem of obesity in minority children taking into consideration different cultures, environments, genetics and public policy.

Presentation Information
Presentation Date:
April 10, 2016
Expiration Date:
March 29, 2019 11:55 PM
Presentation Objectives
  • Describe the prevalence and incidence of obesity among minority children.
  • Discuss environmental factors in relation to childhood obesity.
  • Describe some cultural differences in perceptions of childhood obesity.
  • Understand the epigenetic contribution to childhood obesity.
  • Discuss current policy interventions for childhood obesity.
Pediatric Obesity in Minority Populations: Genetics, Environment, or Culture?

(Speaker biography at time of recording)

ABOM Diplomate

Dr. Suzanne Cuda runs a tertiary care multidisciplinary pediatric obesity clinic in San Antonio, Texas, primarily serving obese and severely obese Hispanic children at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio. Current research protocols include the Six Minute Walk Test, Visceral Fat, hs CRP, and the Pediatric Obesity Weight Enrollment Registry. She has been a member of the Obesity Medicine Association since 2012 and is also a member of the Section on Obesity for the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Individual topic purchase: Selected
Obesity Medicine Association
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 1.00
Participation Credit(s): 1.00
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