Obesity and Sleep through a Pediatric Lens (Live Webinar)
Is the intersection of Childhood Obesity and pediatric sleep problems merely confined to a discussion of poor sleep habits leading to weight gain? With weight gain, one is likely to develop Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and is it therefore a mere consequence of poor habits? This webinar aims to present concepts beyond just these commonly known associations. It will begin with an introduction about normal sleep and the circadian rhythm. It will also review some key concepts illustrating how circadian physiology and a person’s activities may interact, leading to weight gain. It will also summarize how OSA in the child with obesity can be much more complicated. It will enumerate some comorbid sleep problem in children with syndromic obesity.
CME/CE Expiration Date: 1/4/24
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific LIVE presentation.
1) Describe the basic physiology of sleep, especially as it relates to pediatric patients;
2) Categorize the different sleep disorders that are commonly seen in pediatric patients with obesity;
3) Summarize current concepts that may need clarification through research and future guidelines.
Allan Damien, MD
- 1.00 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 Live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the commensurate amount with the extent of their participation in the activity.