Lawrence J. Cheskin, M.D.
, and Scott Kahan, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Cheskin is the Director of the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center and Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health at Johns Hopkins University; Dr. Kahan is the Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center and on the Faculty of the Johns Hopkins University Preventive Medicine Residency Program.
Within the past 12 months, Dr. Cheskin has been a consultant for Medifast, Inc., and Vivus, Inc. Dr. Kahan reports no commercial conflicts of interest.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.
Estimated time to complete:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Describe the epidemiologic trends of overweight and obesity in the United States
- Explain the etiology of overweight and obesity
- Perform the medical and nutritional assessment of overweight and obese patients
- Apply the medical, nutritional and lifestyle approaches for management of overweight and obese patients.