Childhood Obesity Co-Morbidities: Evaluating and Managing Hypertension in the Primary Care Office
Georgia has the second highest rate of childhood obesity in the U.S. Physicians are treating more children with diseases once seen only in adults such as hypertension and type 2 diabetes.
The Strong4Life Provider Program is presenting a live streaming webcast on pediatric hypertension. This in-depth discussion will cover a range of topics from diagnosis to treatment.
To submit for CME credit and access your certificate, you must register and fully complete this program. Once you have done so, please go to your "My Profile" page. Then, select the link "Click Here to Submit CME or to Retrieve Completion Certificates" and follow the steps to submit for CME credit.
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Children's designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure: The following speakers, planners and anyone who has control of the content have disclosed that they have no financial relationships:
Stephanie Walsh, MD; Debby Pollack, MD; Michael DeGuzman; Cagney Stiggers; Jeanne Andrews; Ashley Skorcz; Wendy Palmer; Jenny Puestow; Anne Symons.
Donald Batisky, MD has disclosed the following financial relationships:
- Serves as an Advisory Board Member for Takeda
- Receives consulting fee, honorarium, lodging and meals from Takeda
- Is a researcher for clinical trials sponsored by Takeda and Novartis
These relationships create a conflict of interest which was resolved prior to the November 7, 2012 webcast.
November 07, 2012 12:15 PM Eastern
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits: 1.00
You may earn CME credit by continuing on to the evaluation of the education and knowledge test. Those who complete 80% correctly will be able to print their CME certificate. In addition to the post activity evaluation and knowledge test, we are asking you some brief questions before the webcast. We thank you in advance for completing them. Please note, if multiple physicians are viewing from one location, each physician must register, log-in and complete the evaluation in order to receive CME credit.
Seminaris presented free of charge.