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Why Can’t My Patient Lose Weight? - Effective Obesity Management in Primary Care

2.00 Mainpro+ Credit(s) / MOC Section 1 Hour(s)

Program available online until: February 13, 2018

Ce programme d'autoapprentissage a reçu la certification du Collège des médecins de famille du Canada et donne droit jusqu’à 2.00 Mainpro+ Credit(s).


This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and is approved by the Division of Continuing Professional Development, University of Manitoba for a maximum of 2.00 Hour(s). Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.

Planning Committee

  • Arya Sharma, MD, PhD, DSc (hc), FRCPC.
  • Sean Wharton, MD, PharmD, FRCPC.
  • Marie-France Langlois, MD, FRCPC,CSPQ.
  • Geeta Achyuthan, MD,CCFP.
  • David A. Macklin, MD,CCFP.
  • Priya Manjoo, MD, FRCPC, ABOM.
  • Shahebina Walji, MD, CCFP.
  • Moe Abdallah, BSc, BScPhm, RPh.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Assess the root causes of obesity in patients
  2. Identify barriers to weight loss and assist patients in overcoming them
  3. Individualize treatment of obesity

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