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Med Grand Rounds: Endocrinology Year in Review

Dr. Erin Kershaw and Dr. David Rometo both discuss current obesity statistics and the latest research in the Endocrinology field.

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.
  • Increase basic knowledge of FDA-approved medications for long term weight loss and weight maintenance.

Reading Resources:

  1. Jensen MD, Ryan DH, Apovian CM, Ard JD, et al.; American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines; Obesity Society. 2013 AHA/ACC/TOS guideline for the management of overweight and obesity in adults: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and The Obesity Society. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Jul 1;63(25 Pt B):2985-3023. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.11.004.
  2. Wadden TA, Foster GD, Letizia KA, Stunkard AJ. A multicenter evaluation of a proprietary weight reduction program for the treatment of marked obesity. Arch Intern Med. 1992 May;152(5):961-6.
  3. Steven S, Hollingsworth KG, Al-Mrabeh A, Avery L, Aribisala B, Caslake M, Taylor R. Very Low-Calorie Diet and 6 Months of Weight Stability in Type 2 Diabetes: Pathophysiological Changes in Responders and Nonresponders. Diabetes Care. 2016 May;39(5):808-15. doi: 10.2337/dc15-1942. Epub 2016 Mar 21.

Disclosures:

Dr. Kershaw and Dr. Rometo have reported no relevant relationships with proprietary entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters 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, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.01) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 1 contact hour.

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Release Date: 11/17/2016 | Last Modified On: 11/17/2016 | Expires: 11/17/2017

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Presenters

Erin E Kershaw, MD

Erin E Kershaw, MD Dr. Erin Kershaw practices at UPMC and is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology at The University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Kershaw obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY in 1991. She obtained her ...
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David A Rometo, MD

David A Rometo, MD University of Pittsburgh Physicians
Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology
Office Address(es):
Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology
3601 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3B
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 586-9700
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