Case Consult: James, a Man With T2DM and Obesity
Release Date: May 3, 2022
Expiration Date: May 3, 2023
Time to Complete Activity: 0.50 hour
Robert F. Kushner, MD (Chair)
Professor of Medicine and Medical Education
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicin
Director, Center for Lifestyle Medicine
W. Timothy Garvey, MD
Director, Diabetes Research Center
University of Alabama at Birmingham
This activity has been designed for clinicians interested in the management of patients with obesity. Specialties include primary care providers, cardiologists, endocrinologists, obstetricians/gynecologists, and rheumatologists.
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In partnership with the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) and Obesity Action Coalition (OAC).
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc.
Obesity continues to become more prevalent in the United States, and with it, patients’ health and quality of life are diminished by increased incidence of conditions such as obstructive sleep apnea. The majority of clinicians are uncertain addressing obesity and weight loss for and with their patients out of fear of alienating the patient. Clinicians seek education to help foster weight loss to aid patients in achieving their health goals.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Summarize the efficacy of GLP-1 RAs for weight loss and effects on comorbid conditions and related complications
- Select evidence-based, guideline-aligned treatment for patients with obesity and comorbid conditions and related complications
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W. Timothy Garvey, MD
Research Funding: Eli Lilly and Company; Epitomee; Novo Nordisk, Inc.; Pfizer Inc (expired)
Robert F. Kushner, MD
Advisor: Novo Nordisk, Inc.; Pfizer Inc
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