Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 11:40 AM EST
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Parkview Mirro Center 
10622 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46845

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Cathy Ballou 
Parkview Health 

2nd Annual
Planting Healthy Seeds:
The Impact of Childhood Obesity 

An educational program to give attendees the knowledge and competence they need to manage childhood obesity in a healthy manner.


8 - 8:50 A    Registration/Breakfast/Vendor Displays
8:50 - 9A    Welcome - Sarah Giaquinta, MD, MPH, vice president community  health, Parkview Health
9 - 9:20A    Introduction to Pediatric  Obesity: It's Not All Bad News
                   Ryan Singerman, DO, Medical Director, PPG - Weight Management & Bariatric Surgery
9:20 - 9:40A  Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Is It Just Some Fat in the Liver?
                   Edgardo Rivera-Rivera, MD - PPG - Pediatric Gastroenterology
9:40 - 10A   How Pediatric Obesity Effects the Heart
                    Mohammed Ghazali, MD PPG - Pediatric  Cardiology

10 -10:20A  BreakVendor Display
Community breakout:
10:20 - 11A  Pediatric Obesity: Shaping  the Future Through Nutrition
                   Betsy Carmien, RDN, CDM- Parkview Health
11 - 11:20A  Pediatric  Obesity: The Consequences
                   Atiya  Khan, MD,  PPG - Pediatric Neurology
11:20 -11:40A Panel Discussion
                   Sarah Giaquinta, MD, MPH
                   Edgardo Rivera-Rivera MD
                   Mohammed Ghazali, MD
                   Betsy Carmien, RDN, CD
                   Atiya Khan, MD
Healthcare Providers breakout:
10:20 - 11:40A Overview in Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Obesity
                      Ryan Singerman, DO
At the conclusion of this event participants should be able to:
1. Initiate conversation of pediatric obesity.
2. Introduce new ways to stimulate positive behavior changes
3. Discuss social determinants of health issues in relation to pediatric obesity
4. Understand current evidence-based therapy for childhood obesity

Continuing Education Credit:
The Fort Wayne Medical Education Program is accredited by the Indiana State medical Association to
provide continuing  medical education for physicians.
The Fort Wayne Medical Education Program designates this live acitivity for a maximum of 2.25 AMA
PRA Category 1 Credits.TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of
their participation in the activity.


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