This course includes two presentations: first, Dr. Richmond discusses the relationship between weight-related stigma. Following Dr. Richmond’s presentation, Dr. Stefater-Richards discusses various approaches to obesity therapy. This presentation was recorded at the Advances in Pediatric Healthcare Conference on November 2, 2023.
- Address the effects of weight stigma on overall health
- Compare weight normative and weight inclusive approaches to healthcare
- Understand the factors contributing to obesity
- Explain different treatment approaches and specific methods for treatment of obesity
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The following planners, speakers, and content reviewers, on behalf of themselves, have reported the following relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients:
Tracy Richmond, MD, MPH: Arise
Margaret Stefater-Richards, MD, PhD: Dexcom