A 3D View: The Consequences of Overweight and Obesity throughout the Woman’s Lifecycle (and How to Prevent Them)

FACULTY

Deborah B. Horn, DO, MPH, MFOMA
Medical Director, University of Texas, Center for Obesity
Medicine and Metabolic Performance (COMMP)
Assistant Professor, University of Texas McGovern Medical School, Department of Surgery
Program Director, UT Allison Family Foundation Fellowship in Clinical Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance
Houston, Texas

Christina E. Boots, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor
Northwestern Medicine Center for Fertility and Reproductive Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This enduring activity will aid to better understand the consequences of overweight/obesity throughout the woman’s lifecycle, while fostering an ability to personalize the selection of therapies for long-term management and to minimize associated comorbidities.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This accredited educational activity is intended for women’s health practitioners (including OB/GYNs, internists, family medicine practitioners, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants) and any other clinicians involved in women’s health.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the program, attendees should be able to:

  • Describe the pathophysiology of overweight/obesity in women
  • Discuss the consequences of overweight/obesity throughout the woman’s lifecycle (adolescence, reproductive age, menopause/post-menopause)
  • Select evidence-based approaches to the prevention and treatment of overweight/obesity in women
  • Personalize the selection of anti-obesity medications based on mechanisms of action, efficacies, safety profiles and patient characteristics

ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENTS

Accreditation Statement
Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
Med Learning Group designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the enduring activity.

Nursing Credit Information
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in women’s health. Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.

CNE Accreditation Statement
Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (CCM) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Awarded 1.0 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

Commission on Dietetic Registration
This program has received prior approval with the Commission on Dietetic Registration for dietitians and RDs.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in an MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

DISCLOSURE OF FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS

Deborah B. Horn, DO, MPH, MFOMA has received consultant fees from Medtronic, Novo Nordisk, and Gelesis. Dr Horn is a member of Speaker Bureau for Novo Nordisk.

Christina E. Boots, MD, MSCI has nothing to disclose.

The independent reviewers, staff, planners, and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests:

CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

Staff, Planners and Managers
Matthew Frese, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Marcello Morgan, MD, MPH, Scientific and Medical Services for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Felecia Beachum, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Outcomes and Accreditation for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Brianna Hanson, Outcomes and Accreditation Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

During this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and nonapproved indications.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME/CNE credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures;
  2. Participate in the enduring activity; and
  3. Complete pre-and-post surveys and evaluation.

You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to use this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making ability before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

For CME questions, please contact: Med Learning Group at info@medlearninggroup.com

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