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Management of Obesity

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04/12/2019 - 04/12/2022
Benjamin O’Donnell, MD
Dr. Benjamin O'Donnell

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: GAIN a better understanding of the mechanisms underlying obesity; and IDENTIFY patients who are either overweight or obese and identify the weight loss therapies appropriate for each patient.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Prevalence of obesity in the United States
  • Medications and weight loss strategies
  • Endocrine and metabolic complications of bariatric procedures
  • Information from Case examples

Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Management of Obesity.

Upon completion of this activity, learners will have a greater understanding of the mechanisms underlying obesity.  Furthermore they will improve their skills to screen for overweight and obesity, identify comorbid conditions, and counsel on appropriate therapy options.


Type Price
Standard Price $25.00
OSU Affiliated Faculty/Staff $0.00
MedNet 21 Hospital Subscribers $0.00
Accreditation Statement

The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit is only awarded after successful completion of post-test.
ABIM MOC Statement

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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Recommended Reading: Pharmacological Management of Obesity: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline
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