Case Consult: Roger, a Man With Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Obesity
February 4, 2022
February 4, 2023
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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.
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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.
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:
- Discuss the parameters of the diagnosis of obesity and the impact on patient health
- Select evidence-based, guideline-aligned treatment for patients with obesity and comorbid conditions and related complications
Robert F. Kushner, MD (Chair)
Professor of Medicine and Medical Education
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Director, Center for Lifestyle Medicine
Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA
Scottsdale Weight Loss Center
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- Craig Primack, MD
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