Step by Step

INTRODUCTION

6/7/2016 - Medical Grand Rounds: Bench to Bedside: Obesity

QUIZ

EVALUATION

CERTIFICATE

INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Increase the appropriate management of obesity in outpatients through referral to evidence-based interventions.
  • Improve management of T2DM in the obese through early referral to time-sensitive interventions.
  • Recognize that metabolic disease results from impaired ability to safely store fat in adipocytes.
  • Review the need to identify and characterize genes/pathways contributing to obesity and its complications

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Kershaw EE, et al. Diabetes 55:148 (2006).
  2. Kienesberger PC, et al. J Lipid Res (50):S63 (2009).
  3. Fischer J, et al. Nature Genetics 39:28 (2007).
  4. Kobayashi K, et al. JCEM 93(7):2877 (2008)
  5. Akiyama M, et al. Muscle Nerve 36:856 (2007)
  6. Ohkuma S, et al. Neuromusc Dis 18:671 (2008)
  7. Arch Intern Med. 1992;152:961-966.
  8. International Journal of Obesity (2013) 1443-1451.
  9. International Journal of Obesity (2012) 36, 843-854.
  10. Lancet, Gadde et al, 2011 and Am J Clin Nutr, Garvey et al, 2012.

Authors:
David A. Rometo, MD — Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Erin E. Kershaw, MD — Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.