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The Patient Diagnosed as 'Metabolically Healthy Obese' -What are the Risks? 

People who have a  body mass index (BMI) greater than 30 kg/m2 but do not have the metabolic complications commonly associated with obesity : metabolic syndrome, hypertension, dyslipidemia or dysglycemia have been categorized as being ' metabolically healthy obese' (MHO) -a term that was first described in the 1980s. Whether MHO is associated with an excess risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events has been a topic of debate since then

Does Vitamin D Supplementation Help Improve Chronic Pain?

Evidence for the importance of vitamin D in diverse organ systems and extraskeletal processes is ever-growing with novel research findings. The role of vitamin D in pain management is a newer area of investigation that has not been fully established. It is estimated that 25.3 million American adults experience pain every day.  The striking number of Americans experiencing pain underscores the need for clinically efficacious pain management methods

Managing Chronic Inflammatory Disease: Novel Clinical Insights
Taz Bhatia, MD and Joan Clària, PhD

What are the new clinical insights on inflammatory  conditions?  Host Dr. Taz Bhatia, MD welcomes Joan Clària, PhD, Associate Professor at the Barcelona University School of Medicine as they discuss novel perspectives on the pathogenesis of chronic disease and resolution of subsequent inflammatory conditions

Influence Genes with Diet and Lifestyle to Improve Outcomes
Michael Nova, MD, PhD

Michael Nova, MD, PhD
In this video,  Dr. Michael Nova, MD, PhD walks the listener through a variety of conditions that use specific diagnostic tests and demonstrates how patients and clinicians can use the results to improve health outcomes

Dr. Nova explores the role of specific genes, like FTO and MTHFR, and how genetic predisposition can be influenced by diet and lifestyle to improve health outcomes

Complimentary Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Topic: "Integrative Pain Management"
By Robert Alan Bonakdar, MD
Credits Offered: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Learning Objectives:
  • Assess the current state of pain management in the US including areas of need
  • Explain the evidence for integrative pain management
  • Summarize how integrative options can be incorporated to improve pain care
Robert Bonakdar, MD
Dr. Bonakdar, editor and co-author of the recent textbook Integrative Pain Management,will discuss the rapidly evolving topic of integrative pain management. He will provide an overview of the current state of pain management, including areas where integrative approaches and initiatives can be instrumental in transforming care

To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content and complete the activity evaluation, followed by the post-test online during the subscription period
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*All CE is complimentary to registered MHICN users

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