Meeting Archive:
What's New in Obesity Treatment

Meeting Description:

Approved for CPE Level 2 & 1 CPE credit hour

by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

1.   To understand that current success in long-term treatment of obesity is poor

2.  To identify reasons for poor success in long-term treatment of obesity

3.  To review new approaches and new concepts that can be incorporated into treatment programs to increase success

4.  To provide practical strategies that can be incorporated into obesity treatment programs



Date: Thu, Mar 22, 2018
Time: 02:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Conagra Nutrition
 Presenter Information
James O. Hill, Ph.D.
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Dr. James Hill is one of the world’s foremost experts in obesity and weight management.  He is Anschutz Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics and Director of the Colorado Nutrition Obesity Research Center at the University of Colorado. Dr. Hill served as President of the American Society for Medicine in 2008-9.  He was also President of The Obesity Society in 1997-8.  He was Chair of the first World Health Organization Consultation on Obesity in 1997. He was a member of the NIH Expert Panel on Obesity that developed the first US guidelines for the treatment and prevention of obesity. Many of his 600 publications focus on the importance of healthy eating and physical activity in weight management and in preventing and managing type 2 diabetes. He has a passion for translating research to address public health issues. He is co-founder of America on the Move, a national weight gain prevention initiative that aims to inspire Americans to make small changes to prevent weight gain. 



Moderator: James M. Rippe, MD
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James M. Rippe, MD is a best-selling author, world-renowned cardiologist, and founder of the Rippe Lifestyle Institute.