Obesity and Weight Management

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.


Learning Objectives

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

1. Differentiate common available weight loss options including common dietary plans, pharmacologic, surgical and behavioral modification options.
2. Develop a customized weight loss plan for overweight and/or obese patients that balances the advantages and disadvantages of dietary, exercise, pharmacologic, surgical and behavioral modification options.
3. Establish a multidisciplinary, patient-centered strategy to manage bariatric treatment options for obese patients; including patient education, evaluation, coordination of care, and follow-up support.
4. Differentiate specific issues, disease processes, and treatments based on ethnicity, gender, and genetics.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/08/2021
Parent activity set: 

Jeannette E. South-Paul, MD, FAAFP, Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/08/2021
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