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Helping Your Obese Patients with Weight Loss

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

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IOMA - Iowa
Kara Thompson, DO
46 Minutes
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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 Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association 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.

Grievances Related to the Returned CME Program Administration and Evaluation Document - It is the policy of the Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association (IOMA) that all grievances related to the returned CME program administration and evaluation document will be referred to the Board of Trustees and whatever action they deem necessary will be taken.



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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.

Dr. Thompson has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.



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