January 12 - 14, 2017Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii
Join us on Waikiki Beach for this Premier Summit
Focused on the Pathophysiology, Treatment, and Prevention
of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
 
Accreditation and Objectives

Overview/Description

The Diabetes and Obesity Summit is a unique two and a half-day symposium that will focus on in-depth multidisciplinary sessions designed to engage health care practitioners in learning about advances in the pathophysiology of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes, preventive strategies, and therapeutic approaches. In addition to state-of-the-art presentations by renowned experts, this symposium features interactive workshops, live demonstration of surgical procedure, clinical case presentations with open panel discussion, and frequent question-and-answer sessions.

Who Should Attend

This activity is designed for health care professionals including primary care physicians, endocrinologists, internists, cardiologists, gastroenterologists, bariatric surgeons, psychologists, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, and dietitians. In addition researchers, hospital and corporate administrators, and others who have an interest in diabetes and related fields may wish to attend.

Course Objectives

  • Discuss appropriate management of patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity
  • List comorbidities associated with Type 2 Diabetes and obesity and strategies for evaluation and treatment
  • Design strategies that maximize the influence of lifestyle therapy for management and prevention of Type 2 Diabetes and obesity
  • Evaluate the role of pharmacotherapy for Type 2 Diabetes management
  • Review risks and benefits of weight loss drugs
  • Review new advances in bariatric medicine and surgical intervention
  • Identify medications that may impact the bariatric patient

Accreditation

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

Faculty Disclosure

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial Support requiring resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest will be identified in the activity syllabus.

Americans with Disabilities Act

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education fully intends to comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need assistance, please notify events@globalacademycme.com at least two weeks prior to the activity.