Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Obstetrics/Gynecology Volume 60, Issue 11: Obesity/Changes in Health Care

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Adrienne Youdim, MD, Medical Director, Cedars-Sinai Center for Weight Loss, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, Presented on Medical Management of Obesity, and Mary K. Brainerd, MBA, President and Chief Executive Officer, HealthPartners, Minneapolis, MN, Presented on The Changing Face of Health Care

Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of Obstetrics/Gynecology Volume 60, Issue 11: Obesity/Changes in Health Care.

The goals of this program are to improve diagnosis and treatment of obesity and to improve delivery of health care in light of contemporary challenges. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Recognize how the pathophysiology of obesity complicates treatment.
2. Consider information about unique body types and ethnic backgrounds when diagnosing obesity.
3. Treat obesity using medications and lifestyle modification.
4. Analyze reasons for the rising cost of health care in the United States.
5. Recommend individual and community interventions and practices that maximize health.

The original programs were presented by Adrienne Youdim, MD, Medical Director, Cedars-Sinai Center for Weight Loss, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, and Mary K. Brainerd, MBA, President and Chief Executive Officer, HealthPartners, Minneapolis, MN.

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions.

Recent researchers have hailed from Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of California, San Diego, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and many others.

Out of these cutting-edge programs, Audio-Digest then chooses the most clinically relevant, edits them for clarity, and publishes them either every week or every two weeks.

In addition, Audio-Digest publishes subscription series in conjunction with leading medical societies: DiabetesInsight with The American Diabetes Association, ACCEL with The American College of Cardiology, Continuum Audio with The American Academy of Neurology, and Journal Watch Audio General Medicine with Massachusetts Medical Society.

For 60 years, the global medical community of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals around the world has subscribed to Audio-Digest specialty series in order to remain current in their specialties as well as to maintain their Continuing Education requirements with the most cutting-edge, independent, and unbiased continuing medical education (CME).

Long a technical innovator, Audio-Digest was the first to produce audio medical education programs and the first to produce in-car medical education. Currently, its subscription and annual products are available on CD and MP3, as well as iPhone, iPad, and Android apps.

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