Online Education | Diabetes Update 2015 - Lifestyle and Pharmacologic Treatment for Obesity: Impact and Diabetes

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Lifestyle and Pharmacologic
Treatment for Obesity

This module focuses on intensive lifestyle intervention for diabetes and the potential impacts of medications commonly used in diabetes and obesity.

Featuring—
Kathryn Berkseth, MD
 
Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, UWMC

What conference attendees said about this speaker and lecture:

"Dr. Berkseth's information was well presented and thorough. She is a natural speaker."

Target Audience

For nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse educators, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, nutritionists, pharmacists, social workers, nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse educators, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, nutritionists, pharmacists, social workers and other healthcare professionals across all settings.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be better able to:

  1. Describe the role of intensive behavioral intervention in obesity management including recent recommendations and expected effects on body weight.
  2. Recognize the potential impact of medications commonly used in diabetes management on body weight.
  3. Discuss the indications, expected benefits and potential side effects of currently available medications for medical management of diabetes.

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 0.80 Contact hours
  • 0.80 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
05/11/2015
Expires: 
05/11/2019
Cost:
$20.00

Available Credit

  • 0.80 Contact hours
  • 0.80 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Activity Availability

Available: 
05/11/2015
Expires: 
05/11/2019

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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