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1.5 CME 1.5 CEU

Educational Overview:

  • Discuss the rational underlying the AACE Complications centric approach to obesity management and present the New Diagnosis of Obesity that reflects what we are treating and why we are treating it.
  • Discuss the pathophysiology and natural history of cardiometabolic disease.
  • Discuss therapeutic options with an emphasis on lifestyle intervention and the latest information regarding weight loss medications in the prevention of diabetes

Session Agenda

3:30pm
The AACE Obesity Care Model and a New Diagnosis of Obesity
Jeffrey I. Mechanick, MD,FACP,FACE,FACN,ECNU
3:55pm
The natural history of cardiometabolic disease and evidence based approaches to risk stratification
W. Timothy Garvey, MD, FACE
4:20pm
The rational use of weight loss therapy to treat and prevent cardiometabolic disease.
W. Timothy Garvey, MD, FACE
4:45pm
Panel Question and Answer Session and Audience Discussion
W. Timothy Garvey, MD, FACE; Jeffrey I. Mechanick, MD,FACP,FACE,FACN,ECNU