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Helping Your Obese Patients with Weight Loss


Total Credits: .75 including 0.75 AOA Category 1-A Credit

Average Rating:
   4.5
Category:
1-A AOA CME |  Continuing Education |  Family Medicine |  General Practice |  IOMA |  MAOPS |  Medical Education |  Metabolic Syndrome |  Obesity Management
Faculty:
Kara Thompson, DO, MMGT,
Duration:
46 Minutes
License:
Never expires.


Description

In this lecture, Dr. Thompson will discuss how to help your obese patients with weight loss.

 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Present the medical cost of obesity.
  2. How we got here.
  3. Strategies with activity. 
  4. Strategies with diet.
  5. Strategies with medical management. 
  6. Strategies with emotional support/accountability.

The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of 0.75 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

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Faculty

Kara Thompson, DO, MMGT Related seminars and products: 1


Kara Thompson, D.O. is a 2002 graduate of Des Moines University.  She completed a family practice residency at Mercy Mayo Family Medicine Residency in Des Moines.  She is board certified by the American Board of Family Physicians and a Diplomat in Obesity Medicine. Dr. Thompson is Associate Dean at Des Moines University and an Obesity Physician at Mercy One.

Dr. Thompson discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


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