Pediatric Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome: Prevention and Treatment 2012

Pediatric Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome: Prevention and Treatment

Thursday, September 20, 2012 8am-5pm

San Antonio Convention Center - San Antonio, TX

This course aims to provide clinicians with a comprehensive overview of pediatric obesity, common clinical issues, and treatment approaches for such patients in the primary care setting.  National speakers with specialties in all areas of pediatric obesity will come together for a single day to present and discuss the full spectrum care of the obese child. If you confront these issues in your practice, you should attend!

The Obesity Society designates this live activity for 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Obesity Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Who Should Attend?



Topics include:
•    Screening considerations for the at-risk-for, overweight, or obese child
•    Nutrition, growth and development concerns for the obese child
•    Engaging the child and family
•    Metabolic dysfunction
•    Mental health and well-being
•    Effective intervention strategies to enhance sleep disturbances for obese children
•    Review of subspecialty referral criteria

Program Director(s):

Lawrence Cheskin, MD, FACP

Jennifer Laurent, PhD, FNP


•    Elsie Taveras, MD
•    Kendrin Sonneville, ScD RD
•    Param Dedhia, MD
•    Michael D'Amico, MD
•    Alison Field, PhD
•    Sandra Hassink
*Faculty has not been finalized and is subject to change

Click here to register!


Registration Rates

Early-bird rate

(Apr 2- Jun 20)

Pre-conference rate (Jun 21-Sep 5)

Onsite rate

(Sep 6-Sep 24)













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