State-of-the-Art Obesity Management in the Primary Care Setting
Educational Partner: Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL)
Commercial Support: Support for this activity has been provided through an educational grant from Lilly.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Describe the current guideline recommended strategies for screening for obesity in clinical practice and methods to improve diagnosis of obesity as a treatable chronic disease;
- Analyze recent efficacy and safety outcomes of clinical trials with anti-obesity medications (AOMs);
- Illustrate methods to engage appropriate patients in discussion on available lifestyle modifications and weight loss strategies which may include the use of AOMs.
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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.
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Co-Director, Center for Weight Management and Wellness
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Obesity Medicine Director for the Center for Weight and Metabolic Health
University of Chicago
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The University of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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