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Domenica M. Rubino, MD - Getting Ahead of the Curve: Identifying and Managing Obesity in Primary Care
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Go online to PeerView.com/DBP860 to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this activity, an expert on obesity management discusses current evidence for anti-obesity medications and shares evidence-based strategies to individualize weight-loss regimens and improve health outcomes. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: Recognize the role of weight-loss pharmacotherapy for reducing risks and addressing obesity as a chronic disease, including effects on appetite regulation, metabolic adaptation, and preventing/managing obesity-related complications, adjunct to lifestyle modification; Assess current guidance and available long-term efficacy and safety data for current and emerging weight-loss pharmacotherapies in people with or at risk for obesity; and Incorporate weight-loss pharmacotherapy, as appropriate, into individualized, evidence-based treatment plans for long-term obesity management.