The Ohio Cardiovascular and Diabetes Health Collaborative (Cardi-OH) invites primary care physicians and other healthcare professionals to attend a webinar titled “The Intersection of Weight Management and Diabetes Care” Wednesday, Feb. 22, from noon to 1 p.m.
Keynote speaker Benjamin O’Donnell from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center will discuss how to:
- Describe the epidemiology of obesity and its intersection with diabetes;
- Understand the roles of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RA) and sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) for diabetes and weight loss; and
- Prescribe effective and necessary lifestyle modifications as an accompaniment to pharmacological therapy.
One continuing medical education credit will be offered at no cost.
Cardi-OH is a statewide program with investigators across Ohio’s medical schools based within the Center for Clinical Investigation under Community Health Programs at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
Founded in 2017, the mission of Cardi-OH is to improve cardiovascular and diabetes health outcomes and eliminate disparities in Ohio’s Medicaid population.