State-of-the-Art Obesity Management in the Primary Care Setting
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- How to talk to patients about their weight?
- When and how to incorporate pharmacologic therapies within individualized management plans for patients with obesity?
- Why patients with obesity often struggle with maintaining weight loss?
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Describe the current guideline recommended strategies for screening for obesity in clinical practice and methods to improve diagnosis of obesity as a treatable chronic disease
- Analyze recent efficacy and safety outcomes of clinical trials with anti-obesity medications (AOMs)
- Illustrate methods to engage appropriate patients in discussion on available lifestyle modifications and weight loss strategies, which may include the use of AOMs
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Co-Director, Center for Weight Management and Wellness
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
For questions, contact Laurie Novoryta at Lnovoryta@achlcme.org.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.