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 Obesity Forum 2013 CME

Obesity Forum 2013 Meeting Series

This Forum is an exciting, case-based, audience-driven, interactive CME activity will feature world-renowned specialists addressing the association between obesity and related comorbidities, overcoming barriers in managing overweight patients, as well as discussing the safety, efficacy, and appropriate use of newly approved medications to treat obesity. Key presentations will cover:

  • Is Obesity a Disease? The Hazards and Health Risks Associated With Being Overweight or Obese
  • Addressing the Association Between Obesity and Related Comorbidities
  • An Evaluation of Weight Loss Methods—Meal Replacements, Diet, Exercise, Commercial Weight Loss Programs, Pharmacotherapy, and Bariatric Surgery
  • Pharmacotherapeutic Interv, entions for Obesity: Examining Current and Emerging Options

Registration is FREE and meals are included! Find out more here and sign up for upcoming events in New York, NY (June 1, 2013) and Chicago, IL (June 29). Events will also be hosted this Fall in Dallas, TX, Los Angeles, CA, and New Orleans, LA.

 

 

 

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For the first time, The Obesity Society is making key content from this year's ObesityWeek meeting available in an online program with ObesityWeek On Demand. This program is designed to address the three most common requirements for continuing education programs: CME, Comprehensive Content and Convenient Technology.

For a limited time, order ObesityWeek On Demand for $999 and receive a complimentary iPad Air 2™! CLICK HERE TO ORDER

CME: This program offers 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Comprehensive: ObesityWeek on Demand contains approximately 72 hours of Obesity Society presentations covering a multi-track schedule of topics including abstract presentations, partner symposia, educational courses, video sessions and more. Participants can experience every aspect of obesity research, education and policy.

Convenient Technology: Superior technology delivers a highly efficient program for the busiest of health care professionals.

• Cloud-based online provides access from any computer or mobile device.
• The most advanced search engine in the industry delivers a direct link to the specific presentations and slides containing your search terms. That means less time searching and more time learning.
• Downloadable MP3 files for "on-the-go" audio.
• Printable PDF's of presentations facilitates note taking
• USB drive for offline viewing when internet is not convenient or available.

Footnote:
Accreditation statement
The Obesity Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

Designation Statement
The Obesity Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 


 

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TOS and Vindico Medical Education offer an Expert Video Interview Series now live on TheDoctorschannel.Com. The series features leading obesity experts providing guidance for physicians on the importance of weight loss for health and identifying the best treatment plan to meet each individual's needs. The video series is available for a total of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (0.25 credits per video) and will expire on Dec. 17, 2014. Check out the materials online here and don't miss this opportunity to learn from the following obesity experts:

  • Ken Fujioka, MD, Scripps Clinic
  • Robert Kushner, MD, FACP, Northwestern University
  • Donna H. Ryan MD, FACP, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
  • Holly R. Wyatt, MD, University of Colorado Denver
  • W. Timothy Garvey, MD, UAB Diabetes Research and Training Center
  • Anne Wolf, MS, RD, Anne Wolf & Associates

TOS is proud to have participated in this effort as part of its Treat Obesity Seriously campaign, an effort to encourage the treatment of obesity as a disease and support healthcare providers in their work with people affected by obesity and overweight.

 


 

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iQ&A Medical Intelligence Zone for Obesity Management

The iQ&A interactive Medical Intelligence Zone for Obesity Management features 21 world obesity experts discussing multimodal interventions and novel pharmacologic strategies for weight loss. This expert faculty addresses 170 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the latest clinical developments and therapeutic paradigms for managing obesity. The program offers up to 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™, and is designed for all primary care physicians, endocrinologists, diabetes specialists, obesity-focused physicians, cardiovascular specialists, psychiatrists, clinical pharmacists, nutritionists, and other health care professionals managing patients at risk for obesity. Click here to find out more!

 

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