CME Activity

GI SAM: Obesity


Danielle E. Marino, MD

Melissa G. Teitelman, MD

Daniel M. Wild, MD

Accredited by

American Gastroenterological Association

Course Description

Learning objectives
- Recognize the health hazards of obesity; specifically the increased risk of certain cancers, infertility and cholelithiasis.
- Identify obesity as a risk factor for the development of esophageal adenocarcinoma.
- Correctly identify serum lab values consistent with a vomiting disorder.
- Recognize lorcaserin as a serotonin agonist that decreases appetite.
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of night eating syndrome.
- Describe contraindications for phentermine-topiramate use in obese patients.
- Recognize diarrhea and cramping as common side effects of orlistat.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:5.00 Credits
Release Date:2020-Apr-30
Expiration Date:2021-Apr-30
Estimated Time for Completion:5 hours
Registration Required:Yes
System Requirements:
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