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192055 - How to Treat quiz: Medical management of obesity

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How to Treat quiz: Medical management of obesity

Relevance to General Practice

Obesity is a chronic disease state broadly defined as a BMI of equal to or greater than 30kg/m2 due to excessive body fat mass. It is a public health problem and is increasing in prevalence.
Severity of obesity is classified according to BMI, hip, neck and/or waist circumference, excess body fat and/or the presence of co-morbidities. Excessive body fat is significantly associated with an increase in morbidity and mortality, with the risk of non-communicable disease increasing with increasing BMI.

Learning outcomes
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to list medical comorbidities associated with obesity.
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to discuss the indications for pharmaceutical management of weight loss.
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to describe the products available to treat obesity, their advantages, side effects and contraindic
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    Delivery
    Title
    192055 - How to Treat quiz: Medical management of obesity
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hr
    Start Date
    01-Jan-2020
    End Date
    31-Dec-2022
    CPD Points
    2 cpd
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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