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: The intended audience for this activity is primary care physicians, internists, endocrinologists, cardiologists and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of obese patients at risk for co-morbid conditions.
At the conclusion of this activity participants should be able to discuss post-bariatric surgery considerations in managing diabetes.
Ken Fujioka, MD
Director, Nutrition and Metabolic Research
Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology
San Diego, California
Ronald A. Codario, MD, FACP (Employee of Vindico Medical Education)
Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Scripps Health designates this live activity for a maximum number of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This enduring material is approved for 1 year from the date of original release August 12, 2011 to August 11, 2012.
How To Participate in this Activity and Obtain CME Credit:
To participate in this CME activity, you must read the objectives, answer the Pretest questions, watch and listen to the presentation, complete the Posttest, and complete the evaluation. Provide only one (1) correct answer for each question. A satisfactory score is defined as answering 2 out of 3 of the Posttest questions correctly. Upon receipt of the completed materials, if a satisfactory score on the Posttest is achieved, Vindico Medical Education will issue an AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
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of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control. Relationship information appears on this page and the next page.
The authors disclose that they do have significant financial interests in any products or class of products discussed directly or indirectly in this activity, including research support.
Planning Committee and Faculty members report the following relationship(s):
Ken Fujioka, MD
Advisory Board: Novo Nordisk, Orexigen, Vivus
External Reviewer reports the following relationship(s):
Ronald A. Codario, MD, FACP
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Scripps Health and Vindico Medical Education staff report the following relationship(s):
No relevant financial relationships to disclose
Signed Disclosure(s) are on file at Scripps Conference Services & CME and Vindico Medical Education, Office of Medical Affairs and Compliance.
Unlabeled and Investigational Usage:
The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of FDA-approved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage. All activity participants will be informed if any speakers/authors intend to discuss either non-FDA approved or investigational use of products/devices.
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