This pre-conference workshop will offer an in-depth exploration of the factors that drive obesity, with proven clinical strategies used to optimize health outcomes in patients. Presenters will identify the underlying metabolic, dietary, and lifestyle factors that contribute to obesity and overweightness, while discussing the specific roles of inflammation and the microbiome. The course will also offer a baseline introduction to practitioners seeking to learn more about obesity and weight change patterns. Instructors will discuss the common comorbidities between obesity and cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, sleep apnea, hyperlipidemia, and other diseases. All information will allow the clinician to connect common underlying mechanisms, in order to provide cohesive diagnostic, preventive, and therapeutic interventions through the use of scientifically valid integrative approaches.
Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD
Jeff Volek, PhD, RD
Nikky Contractor, PhD
Joan Claria, PhD
Robert Bonakdar, MD
Deanna Minich, PhD, FACN, CNS, IFMCP
Jeff Volek, PhD, RD
Cory Rice, DO
Physician Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Global Education Group (Global) and MMI. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physician Credit Designation
Global Education Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Continuing Education
Global Education Group is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA.
This educational activity for 4.0 contact hours is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Pharmacist Accreditation Statement
Global Education Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Global Education Group designates this continuing education activity for 4.0 contact hour(s) (0.4 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. (Universal Activity Number - 0530-xxx-xx-xxx-xxx)
This is a knowledge based activity.
Please note, ACPE does not allow participants to claim partial credit. If you are a pharmacist, you must attend the full day’s sessions in order to claim credit. Credit is broken out by day (Day one – 4 hours).
Global Contact Information
For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact Global at 303-395-1782 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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