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ABIM MOC Activity ID

10/3/2017 - Medical Grand Rounds: Jack Sprat’s Expanding Fat: Obesity Past, Present, Future

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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:

  • Define the causes, mechanisms, and complications of obesity.
  • Recognize the significance of brown and beige fat in obesity.
  • Implement the current treatment of obesity.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Rosen ED, Spiegelman BM. What we talk about when we talk about fat. Cell 2014;156:20-44.
  2. Schwartz MW, Seeley RJ, Zeltser LM, et al. Obesity Pathogenesis: An Endocrine Society Scientific Statement. Endocrine reviews 2017;38:267-96.
  3. Yanovski SZ, Yanovski JA. Long-term drug treatment for obesity: A systematic and clinical review. JAMA 2014;311:74-86.

Authors:
Victor Schuster, MD — Senior Vice-Dean Baumritter Professor of Medicine Professor of Physiology & Biophysics Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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.