D-O-C and B-E-D: Recognize, Diagnosis, and Treat Binge Eating Disorders
CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024* *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.
Binge eating disorder (BED) is present in 30% of adults who seek obesity treatment. Of children who seek treatment for obesity, 9% have over-eating episodes. While BED is a common problem among patients seen in an obesity medicine practice, often it is not screened for and may be overlooked. Some studies indicate a greater chance of relapse for patients with obesity have lost weight and have BED. Recognizing and treating BED is a crucial part of providing care for our patients with obesity. This presentation will review the epidemiology, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with BED utilizing case presentations to illustrate the best treatment strategies to optimize outcomes in this patient population.
The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.
The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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