This session will provide primary care clinicians with a foundational understanding of the pathophysiology of obesity. We will review the 4-pillar concept of obesity treatment and provide practical skills for applying nutritional interventions, physical activity recommendations, behavioral therapy approaches, and medication treatments for patients with obesity.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the health consequences of obesity
  • Recognize the multiple factors that influence obesity
  • Utilize the 4 pillars of obesity treatment

Session supported by Obesity Medicine Association