Topics Covered

  • Motivational interviewing techniques
  • Weight-loss support and counseling
  • Diet and exercise recommendations
  • Pharmacotherapy & surgery
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Learning Elements

  • Up-to-date didactic material
  • Interactive quizzes
  • Case-based scenarios
  • References and resources
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Developed entirely by funding from grant #2R44DK091144-01A1 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).

“Highly recommend for those considering incorporating weight loss into their current practice. Appropriate for novice providers as well as a good refresher for those already in the field.”

Marcelo Perez-Montes - Preventative Medicine Physician, NC (11/19/2016)

“Excellent overview of the subject and its treatment presented in clear, interesting and useful manner.”

Fritz LaCour - Medical director of addictive medicine clinic (12/30/2016)

“As a psychiatrist who frequently finds himself advising patients on matters related to weight, I found this online training training to be the best and most comprehensive training on this subject that I have ever attended. I found that it enhanced my knowledge about Obesity and Obesity management to a new level.”

Dheeraj Raina - Psychiatry, IL (12/31/2015)

“Excellent training on a very important topic. I feel like now I can make a difference for my patients.”

Tazeen Ahmed - Internal Medicine, MI (10/21/2016)

“A thorough and informative step-by-step approach to obesity and what we as physicians can do about it. I highly recommend this program!”

Anjalie Narasimhan - Internal Medicine, TN (02/29/2016)

“Nice overview of complex subject covers lifestyle, but also medication adjunct and surgery options.”

Richard Krebs - Internal Medicine, OR (11/27/2015)

“This CME topic on obesity management was informative and educational. It has improved my knowledge base on obesity significantly.”

Fiaz Jaleel - PM&R, FL (11/02/2016)

“Well-designed program. It was easy to follow with great case-based learning.”

Claudia Palma - Pain Management (12/28/2015)