The Obesity Epidemic: Medical Intervention

This course defines the relationship between overweight or obese and chronic diseases and how Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) can promote weight management and reduce chronic disease risk. 

Target Audience

Cardiologists, Family Physicians, General Internists, Endocrinologists, Gynecologists, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners.  

Learning Objectives

  • Define the relationship between overweight or obese and chronic disease.
  • Explain how Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) components can promote weight management and reduce chronic disease risk. 
  • Discuss approved pharmacologic options for long-term weight management. 
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
05/20/2016
Course expires: 
05/20/2017

Theodore Feldman, M.D., FACC, FACP
Medical Director, Center for Prevention and Wellness, Baptist Health South Florida
Medical Director, Prevention and Community Health, Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine,
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Theodore Feldman, M.D., FACC, FACP, has indicated that he is on the speakers' bureau for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and Merck. He has indicated that his lecture will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.

All other individuals in a position to control content have no relevant financial relationships.

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/20/2016
Course expires: 
05/20/2017
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