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Primary Care Update: Type 2 Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity

Start date: 2012-07-07
End Date: 2012-07-17 (Ended)
Held in: Italy - Other Cities - Departing Civitavecchia


Aboard Holland America's ms Noordam
Website Click here to visit website of the conference
Email 070712Obesity@continuingeducation.net
Category(s): Endocrinology & Diabetes
Organized by: Continuing Education Inc.


The purpose of this CME activity is to equip healthcare practitioners with evidence based strategies to use in clinical practice for managing obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome.
Objectives: “At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:
  • List the health benefits of modest weight loss. 

  • Discuss the genetic influence on obesity. 

  • Recognize the role of adipose tissue in energy storage and expenditure. 

  • Discuss the role of pharmacotherapy in the management of obesity. 

  • Develop individualized weight-management plans for patients. 

  • Describe strategies for staying involved in the long-term management and follow-up of obese patients. 

  • Identify therapeutic and lifestyle interventions to avoid onset of metabolic syndrome in children and adults. 

  • Discuss medical/legal considerations in the management of the obese patient. 

  • Describe the assessment, diagnosis, and management of depression and sleep apnea. 

  • Discuss strategies for weight management in: 

  • The obese postmenopausal patient. 

  • The obese diabetic patient.

Important: Due to possible changes in event or exhibition details, we recommend that you check with the conference website, before making any traveling arrangements.

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