Type: Session Therapeutic: Diabetes, & Metabolism,Endocrinology
Friday May 11 3:35pm to 4:35pm Location: Lecture Hall 2 Credits: 1 Mainpro+
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.
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.
David Macklin MD, CCFP David A. Macklin is a lecturer at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and a University of Toronto trained family physician David has committed his career to the prevention and treatment of obesity; directing multidisciplinary, evidence based- behavioural weight
management programs. He is the Medical Director of the Weight Management Program at the Medcan Clinic. He is also the Medical Director the Weight Management Program at the Toronto Mount Sinai Hospital High Risk/Special Pregnancy BMI unit. He is a Science Committee member at the Canadian Obesity Network (CON). Dr Macklin has co-authored a series of online educational programs, tools and resources through MD Briefcase and international Obesity CME education programs.