Thursday, August 27, 2020 from 5:45 PM to 7:15 PM EDT
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11109 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46845

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Cathy Ballou 
Parkview Health 

Introduction to Obesity Medicine: Everything You Wish You Knew But Were Afraid to Ask 

A educational program learning about the prevalence of the disease of obesity and how to manage, when to refer, etc.

5:45-6:10p       Sign in/ hors d'oeuvres/refreshments
6:10p - 7:10p   Introducation to Obesity Medicine - Dr. Ryan  Singerman, Medical Director, PPG Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery and PPG - Family Medicine

1. Discuss the prevalence of the disease of obesity
2. Learn the current model of the disease
3. Learn an evidence based overview approach to treating the disease
     a)  dietary counseling
     b)  behavior modification
     c)  medication management
     d)  bariatric consideration
4. Describe a foundation  to initiate in the office and when to refer to a specialist.

Education Credit:
The  Fort Wayne Medical Education Program is accredited by the Indiana  State Medical Association to provide continuing medical edcation for physicians.
The Fort Wayne Medical  Education Program designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA  PRA Credit TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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