How to Initiate the Conversation about Obesity in T2DM Patients
In this webinar, Dr. Eckel and Dr. Kushner discuss the important and practical issue of how to initiate the conversation about the management of obesity in patients with type 2 diabetes, including addressing the stigma, bias, and practical communication strategies. In addition, this webinar covers why should we focus on obesity management as a critical component of managing patients with type 2 diabetes.
- Burden of overweight & obesity in T2DM
- Relationship between T2DM and obesity and the underlying biology that connects them
- Why addressing overweight & obesity is a critical component of T2DM management
- Complications of obesity & benefits of weight loss
- Obesity as a disease: getting rid of stigma, bias, and discrimination in obesity management
Primary care physicians, cardiologists, endocrinologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists.
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
- Recognize obesity as a disease and the importance of long-term weight loss as an important therapeutic target in patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity
- Utilize practical approaches to initiate the conversation about obesity management in patients with type 2 diabetes
Robert H. Eckel, MD (Chair/Moderator)
Professor of Medicine, Emeritus
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Dr. Eckel has nothing to disclose.
Robert Kushner, MD, MS, FACP (Faculty)
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Medical Education
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Director, Center for Lifestyle Medicine
Dr. Kushner discloses the following:
Consultant/Advisory Board: Novo Nordisk, WW, Lilly, Pfizer
ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY
EDUCATIONAL GRANT SUPPORT
This activity is supported by educational grant provided by Lilly USA, LLC.
JOINT ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Cardiometabolic Health Congress (CMHC). Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
PHYSICIAN CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CONTINUING NURSING EDUCATION
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.
CONTINUING PHARMACY EDUCATION
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour(s) (.10 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
This is a knowledge-based activity. Universal Activity Numbers (UAN): JA4008162-9999-22-375-H01-P
For Pharmacists: Upon completing the post-test and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4 – 6 weeks.
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DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION & REQUEST FOR CREDIT
During the period November 15, 2022 through November 14, 2023, participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures, study the educational activity, obtain a score of 75% or better on the post-test, and complete the evaluation. Upon completing, your certificate will be available for print. For questions about receiving certificates, please contact us at CMHC_Eval@cardiometabolichealth.org.
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For Pharmacists: Please complete the evaluation instructions above. Upon registering and completing the activity evaluation, your transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4-6 weeks.
- 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC
- 1.00 Participation
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