Obesity and the Asian Population (Recorded Webinar)
Obesity is one of the leading causes of preventable death. Obesity-related increases metabolic and cardiovascular risk occur at a lower body mass index in Asian adults. While Asians are often categorized into a single group, the prevalence of obesity and its comorbidities varies across different Asian subgroups. There is a need to improve the recruitment of Asian participants of heterogeneous backgrounds in national surveys, clinical trials, and intervention studies to better manage obesity and related comorbidities in those groups.
CME/CE Expiration Date: 1/9/27
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1. Identify the under-diagnosis of obesity in the Asian population and the limitations of current diagnostic tools
2. Describe differences in obesity comorbidities, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular disease among Asian subgroups.
3. Discuss different strategies to optimize obesity management in Asian American populations
Malti Vij, MD, DABOM, NCMP
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Obesity Medicine Association designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the commensurate amount with the extent of their participation in the activity.