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An introduction to the etiology and epidemiology of obesity, along with an overview of the current unmet needs in obesity management.
This module will review the pathophysiology of obesity including energy homeostasis, body weight regulation and metabolic adaption.
This module provides an overview of the environmental, social, and genetic components that contribute to the development of obesity.
An overview of the stigma and bias associated with obesity that prevents appropriate care for the patients. This module highlights strategies to overcome obesity-related stigma and bias in clinical practice.
A case-based approach to acknowledge the importance of bias-free communication, compassion, respect, and ethical behavior from healthcare professionals towards patients with obesity.
An overview of the complications and common comorbidities associated with obesity and the health benefits in weight reduction.
This module reviews the staging systems and the diagnostic criteria for obesity as well as clinical recommendations for ongoing management of obesity.
An overview of lifestyle modifications such as behavioral therapies, nutrition interventions and physical activities for patients living with obesity.
An overview of the current pharmacotherapy interventions available for obesity. This module identifies the FDA-approved pharmacological therapies involved in both short-term and chronic use for obesity management.
An overview of surgical options along with their benefits, pre-operative preparations, and post-operative management for the treatment of obesity.
This module provides an overview of the classification of obesity within the pediatric population and the pharmacological and lifestyle strategies for obesity prevention and treatment in adolescents.
A case-based approach to apply the knowledge of lifestyle interventions, pharmacological treatments, and surgical procedures in developing a personalized care plan for both adults and children with obesity.