Scripps Clinic Obestiy and Metabolic Syndrome Conference (OB2006)
Venue: Loews Coronado Bay Resort
|Event Date/Time: May 06, 2006||End Date/Time: May 06, 2006|
|Registration Date: May 06, 2006|
|Early Registration Date: May 01, 2006|
May 6, 2006
Course Director: Ken Fujioka, MD
Define obesity an metabolic syndrome in the adult and pediatric populations;
Discuss diets and how they work;
Understand exercise options, through both didactic review and active participation in yoga and cardiovascular training;
Describe the role of current and prospective medications in the treatment of obesity, metabolic syndrome, and related cardiovascular risk factors.
Understand bariatric surgery: selection of appropriate patient types of surgery, and post-operative follow-up of common nutritional problems.
Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians, Family Practioners, Internal Medicine Physicians, Endocrinologists, Obstricians, Gynecologists, Cardiovascular specialists, and other healthcare professionals with an interest in obesity and metabolic syndrome.
To register online visit:
Click on Medical Education
Then, Continuing Medical Education
Questions? Email: www.med.edu/scripppshealth.org