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Obesity: Principles & Treatment

Type: Session
Therapeutic: Diabetes, & Metabolism,Endocrinology
Friday May 11
3:35pm to 4:35pm
Location: Lecture Hall 2
Credits: 1 Mainpro+

  • Description

    A systematic presentation of evidence supporting obesity as a real medical condition, a review of weight loss expectations, a description of the place of diet and exercise In weight management, an Introduction to the concept of helping patients identify and clarify values over goals and finally components described that constitute a behavioral weight management treatment.

    Learning Objectives
    • Explain how the pathophysiology of obesity can be used to address weight bias and weight loss expectations.
    • Describe the role of exercise, dietary pattern, calorie deficits and pharmacotherapy in the management of obesity.
    • Explains the central role of values and wanting using current best evidence of effective weight management.
    • Describe how the skills of restraint, resilience and reflection can be effectively used in weight management.

  • Speakers