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Updates in Medical Management of Obesity

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

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Kara Thompson, DO
1 Hour 12 Minutes
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Learning Objectives:

Kara Thompson, DO

  • To understand the general impact that obesity has on COVID outcomes
  • To  get an awareness of the different medicines used and how they can assist patients in weight loss
  • Understand steps that primary care can take to increase weight loss

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 1 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy:  The IOMA strives to provide continuing medical education programs to fulfill the needs of the attendees and to meet the AOA Uniform Guidelines and AOA Accreditation Requirements. Comments, questions, or complaints should be put in writing and forwarded to IOMA Executive Director at or IOMA, 6919 Vista Drive, West Des Moines, IA 50266.



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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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