Primary Care Update: Type 2 Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity
Venue: Aboard Celebrity\'s Solstice
|Event Date/Time: Mar 06, 2011||End Date/Time: Mar 13, 2011|
|Registration Date: Mar 04, 2011|
Objectives: â€œAt the conclusion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:
â€¢ List the health benefits of modest weight loss.
â€¢ Discuss the genetic influence on obesity.
â€¢ Recognize the role of adipose tissue in energy storage and expenditure.
â€¢ Discuss the role of pharmacotherapy in the management of obesity.
â€¢ Develop individualized weight-management plans for patients.
â€¢ Describe strategies for staying involved in the long-term management and follow-up of obese patients.
â€¢ Identify therapeutic and lifestyle interventions to avoid onset of metabolic syndrome in children and adults.
â€¢ Discuss medical/legal considerations in the management of the obese patient.
â€¢ Describe the assessment, diagnosis, and management of depression and sleep apnea.
â€¢ Discuss strategies for weight management in:
â€¢ The obese postmenopausal patient.
â€¢ The obese diabetic patient.
Conference Sessions generally take place during the days at sea (as cruise itinerary allows) to avoid conflicts with Ports of Call or evening entertainment.