DiabetesSeriesLive to Present Online CME Summit on Managing Obesity

Share Article

Leading specialists will discuss latest science on the management of obesity

News Image

DiabetesSeriesLive will provide endocrinologists, intensive care specialists, hospitalists, internists, primary care clinicians, and other health care providers caring for patients with obesity with an opportunity to hear experts discuss advances in the management of obesity live via online video at no cost. The event will be held on November 19, at 11:00 AM ET at http://www.DiabetesSeriesLive.com. The activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The program will feature Louis Aronne, MD, FACP, of Weill Cornell Medical College and Carolyn Apovian, MD, FACP, FACN, of the Boston University School of Medicine. Topics in this interactive session include: Guideline recommendations for intensive medical management of obesity; where pharmacotherapies fit into obesity treatment algorithms; efficacy and safety of new and emerging weight loss pharmacotherapies and their indicated use in obesity; and the role of bariatric surgery in treatment of obesity, patient selection for these procedures, and evidence to support their use. This activity is supported by an educational grant from Ethicon.

DiabetesSeriesLive offers an effective way for endocrinologists, intensive care specialists, hospitalists, internists, primary care clinicians, and others to easily stay current on advances in care without leaving their office. There is no cost to register and watch any educational session at DiabetesSeriesLive. Clinicians who attend live may take advantage of interactive capabilities like submitting questions to be addressed live online by presenting faculty and interactive polling.
To learn more and register at no cost for this live interactive video webcast, visit http://www.DiabetesSeriesLive.com

About DiabetesSeriesLive
DiabetesSeriesLive is a leader in online CME programs in diabetes treatment and science produced by PlatformQ Health, Inc. DiabetesSeriesLive enables for endocrinologists, hospitalists, internists, primary care clinicians, and others to learn, connect, and interact in real time. DiabetesSeriesLive offers virtual medical education at no cost and delivers all the benefits of a physical conference, with live presentations, real-time interactive Q&A, and an exhibit floor, all from the convenience of a computer. To learn more about DiabetesSeriesLive, follow us via Twitter at @DiabetesSeries.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Mike Sweeney
since: 08/2013
Follow >
Visit website