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CME/CE Expiration Date: *10/31/2018
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Novo Nordisk, Inc.

 

Description: 

This panel discussion of obesity medicine experts discusses the use of the various available obesity guidelines and algorithms in evaluating patients for treatment.

 


Disclosures (at time of recording):
Speaker(s):

  • Deborah Bade Horn, DO, MPH, MFOMA
    • Novo Nordisk, Inc.: Speakers Bureau, Honoraria, and Advisory Activities
    • Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.: Speakers Bureau, Honoraria, and Advisory Activities
  • Scott Kahan, MD, MPH, FTOS
    • Novo Nordisk, Inc.: Speakers Bureau, Honoraria, and Development of Educational Activities
    • Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.: Speakers Bureau, Honoraria, and Development of Educational Activities
    • Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.: Development of Educational Activities 
  • Chris Still, DO, FACN, FACP
    • Novo Nordisk, Inc.: Speakers Bureau, Honoraria, Advisory Activities, and Research Activities
    • Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.: Speakers Bureau, Honoraria, and Advisory Activities
    • Ethicon, Inc. (endosurgery): Advisory Activities and Research Activities

Planners:

  • Nothing to Disclose: Robert Dougherty; Dana Mansell, CHCP; William McCarthy, MD, FOMA; Lauren Rieck; James Schiffer, RPh; Laurie Traetow, CAE

 


Accreditation: 
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Obesity Medicine Association and CE Health Interactive. The Obesity Medicine Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

The OMA designates this enduring material internet activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 


This program was produced by Matrix Medical Communications and was originally recorded on September 9, 2016.


 

Presentation Information
Presentation Date:
October 24, 2016
Expiration Date:
October 31, 2018 11:55 PM
Presentation Objectives
  • Recognize obesity as a major disease with its implications on health and the stress to the healthcare system
  • Describe the different approaches to evaluating patients affected by overweight and obesity
  • Review and discuss pertinent obesity guidelines
  • Translate the recommendations for different treatment approaches into actionable steps for multiple disciplines
  • Discuss other considerations as well as unmet needs and future directions in obesity medicine
  • Discuss determining and implementing customized treatment
Introduction: Insights into the Patient Population with Obesity: Assessment and Treatment

ABOM Diplomate

 

Dr. Scott Kahan is the Medical Director of Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance and Director of the National Center for Weight and Wellness in Washington, DC. He serves on Faculty of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the George Washington University Schools of Medicine and Public Health. He also serves on Board of Directors of American Board of Obesity Medicine and the Obesity Treatment Foundation.

 

 

 

Obesity Guidelines: Approaches to Evaluating Patients Affected by Overweight and Obesity

ABOM Diplomate

 

Dr. Scott Kahan is the Medical Director of Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance and Director of the National Center for Weight and Wellness in Washington, DC. He serves on Faculty of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the George Washington University Schools of Medicine and Public Health. He also serves on Board of Directors of American Board of Obesity Medicine and the Obesity Treatment Foundation.

 

 

 

Customizing Obesity Treatment

ABOM Diplomate

 

Dr. Horn is the medical director of the Center for Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance and is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Texas Medical School. She is board certified in family and general preventive medicine and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. In 2011, Dr. Horn earned the Obesity Medicine Association’s (OMA) Bariatrician of the Year award. She currently serves as the OMA president. She regularly presents in a variety of educational formats and venues about physical activity, obesity, and weight-related comorbidities. Dr. Horn received her medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri. She also holds two master’s degrees, one in exercise physiology and another in public health and physical activity.

 

 

Translating Recommendations Into Action!

ABOM Diplomate

 

Dr. Horn is the medical director of the Center for Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance and is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Texas Medical School. She is board certified in family and general preventive medicine and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. In 2011, Dr. Horn earned the Obesity Medicine Association’s (OMA) Bariatrician of the Year award. She currently serves as the OMA president. She regularly presents in a variety of educational formats and venues about physical activity, obesity, and weight-related comorbidities. Dr. Horn received her medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri. She also holds two master’s degrees, one in exercise physiology and another in public health and physical activity.

 

 

Navigating the Billing System, Having the Conversation of Obesity Treatment, and Realistic Expectations

ABOM Diplomate

 

Dr. Still received Masters of Science degree from Columbia University Institute of Human Nutrition and his osteopathic medical degree from The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship at the University of Buffalo at Sisters of Charity Hospital, followed by a residency in internal medicine and a subsequent fellowship in clinical nutrition and obesity treatment at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA.

 

 

 

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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 1.50
Participation Credit(s): 1.50
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