Weight Loss Maintenance Strategies for Patients with Obesity
Presented by Christopher Case, MD
According to an article featured in Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, “long-term weight management of obesity remains a very difficult task, associated with a high risk of failure and weight regain. However, many people report that they have successfully managed weight loss maintenance in the long-term.” In fact, a “multidisciplinary approach based on lifestyle modification has the potential to address several obstacles to reach the optimum long-term management of obesity.” Health care professionals looking learn more about how to improve lasting outcomes for patients with obesity are invited to join us for a 50-minute complimentary webinar, presented by Christopher Case, MD, a board certified endocrinologist practicing at Jefferson City Medical Group in Missouri.
Learning Objectives Include:
- Review the latest research on the physiology of weight loss and maintenance
- Review the National Weight Control Registry data
- Learn to implement the weight loss maintenance in routine patient visits
ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Dr. Christopher Case is a board certified endocrinologist in Jefferson City, Missouri, practicing at Jefferson City Medical Group. He received his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine; completed his residency at St. Louis University; and his fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine and MD at Anderson Cancer Center. As an endocrinologist, Dr. Case cares for patients with diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis, cholesterol disorders, and diseases of the thyroid and adrenal and pituitary glands. During his fellowship he concentrated on obesity, weight loss, metabolic syndrome and new developments in cardiovascular disease prevention. He also has an interest in clinical research as part of patient care.