Online Education | Diabetes Update 2015 - Lifestyle and Pharmacologic Treatment for Obesity: Impact and Diabetes
This module focuses on intensive lifestyle intervention for diabetes and the potential impacts of medications commonly used in diabetes and obesity.
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."
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:
- Describe the role of intensive behavioral intervention in obesity management including recent recommendations and expected effects on body weight.
- Recognize the potential impact of medications commonly used in diabetes management on body weight.
- Discuss the indications, expected benefits and potential side effects of currently available medications for medical management of diabetes.
- 0.80 Contact hours
- 0.80 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level