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PEDS Grand Rounds: New Pediatric Obesity Guidelines

July 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
DENNIS STYNE, MD
Yoche Dehe Chair of Pediatric Endocrinology, Professor of Pediatrics,
UC Davis School of Medicine

presented by Dennis Styne, MD

Pediatric obesity is now epidemic worldwide. A provider will frequently evaluate an obese child no matter what type of practice. While successful treatment remains difficult, an appropriate and sensitive approach is necessary for both child and family. Evaluation for comorbidities of obesity is essential.

Desired Outcomes:

  • Understand the remarkable health disparities brought about by the pediatric obesity epidemic;
  • Institute appropriate screening tests for the comorbidities of pediatric obesity;
  • Invoke the basic approach to motivational interviewing in discussing habits and health with family.

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Date:
July 12, 2018
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Christopher Carpenter, MD, Pediatrics Service Director, NMC

Venue

Natividad Medical Center
1441 Constitution Blvd
Salinas, CA 93906 United States
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Phone:
831-755-4111
Website:
www.natividad.com