Metabolic Syndrome

April 1st, 2022 - April 1st, 2025
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points


Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Metabolic Syndrome.

Learner should be able to describe the general impact of metabolic syndrome and identify the criteria used to establish this syndrome. The basics of physiologic drivers of metabolic syndrome should be understood. Management goals, comorbid conditions and pharmacologic treatment options will also be introduced.

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Dates and Times

End Date: 4/1/2025


As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:  understand the importance and impact of metabolic syndrome; understand the definitions and criteria for establishing metabolic syndrome; learn strategies to engage with patients in order to promote lifestyle changes that can help reduce weight, blood pressure, and improve their cholesterol; and understand the different medications available for weight management and how they differ based on their mechanism of action and expected results.

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Disclosure Information for Planning Committee Members and Speakers



  • Dr. Lekshmi Nair, MD
    • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Dr. Benjamin O'Donnell, MD
    • Metabolic Syndrome


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

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts 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.

Maintenance of Certification

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.