ECHO-Chicago: Childhood Obesity and Comorbidities-Fall 2019
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Identify risk factors to determine which children should be screened and treated for common comorbidities of obesity, including hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and impaired glucose metabolism;
- Describe common psychosocial problems associated with childhood obesity and methods of treatment;
- Determine approaches to counseling patients and families on lifestyle and behavioral changes that can combat obesity and are feasible within the primary care setting;
- Identify secondary causes of obesity and potential pharmacological treatments;
- Recognize individual and family, social, economic, and environmental barriers to change.
Agenda subject to change.
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The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
Jack H. Medalle Professor & Chair, Family Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Associate Chair for Clinical Services
Section Chief of Academic Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Comer Children's Hospital
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