Obesity Management in Type 2 Diabetes: Pharmacological Therapy

0.75 Credit

Obesity Management in Type 2 Diabetes: Pharmacological Therapy

Target Audience
All members of the interprofessional diabetes management care team. The team includes, but is not limited to, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, pharmacists, and other health care professionals.

Learning Objective
At the end of this activity, the attendees should be able to:

- Describe the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the United States.
- Discuss recommendations included in the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes related to the use of pharmacological management of obesity.
- Evaluate the efficacy, safety, and clinical utility of currently available medications to aid weight loss and maintenance.