Diets and Weight Loss

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Identify available physician, care team, and patient resources for the identification, evaluation, and treatment of overweight and obese patients.

2. Develop a customized weight loss plan, with the overweight or obese patient, that considers the advantages and disadvantages of all dietary, exercise, pharmacologic, surgical, and behavioral modification options.

3. Provide overweight and obese patients with practice-based counseling or community-based resources that promotes adherence to the weight loss plan.

4. Differentiate specific issues, disease processes, and treatments based on ethnicity, gender and genetics.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
07/25/2019
Parent activity set: 

Jeannette South-Paul, MD, FAAFP, Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh; UPMC Matilda Theiss Clinic, Pittsburgh

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
07/25/2019
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