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Implementing Holistic Care NOW for NAFLD: A Case-Based Approach
Course Description

NAFLD/NASH is underdiagnosed and undermanaged, and without early interventions for risk factor attenuation, patients progress to cardiometabolic and hepatic complications. During this session, attendees will learn how to apply risk stratification strategies in screening and diagnosis, evaluate treatment approaches, and focus on holistic and interdisciplinary care. 

Target Audience
The target audience is endocrinologists and obesity medicine specialists who treat patients with cardiometabolic disease
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, learners should be able to:
  1. Apply risk stratification strategies in NAFLD/NASH screening and diagnosis.
  2. Evaluate current lifestyle and pharmaceutical strategies and their specific clinical indications.
  3. Emphasize holistic, interdisciplinary care throughout diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up.
Accreditation Statement

The Endocrine Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Endocrine Society has achieved Accreditation with Commendation.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
The Endocrine Society designates each activity in this course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. While offering CME credits noted above, this program is not intended to provide extensive training or certification in the field.

Please note that while other accrediting bodies accept AMA PRA Category 1 credit, we can only award and report this credit for MDs/DOs. For those outside of this accreditation, please complete the participation evaluation and use that certificate as proof of attendance to submit to your accrediting body.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
Successful completion of each CME activity in this course, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 points in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

For questions about content or obtaining CME credit, please contact the Endocrine Society at

Faculty and Disclosures

Anastasia-Stefania Alexopoulos, MD - Program Chair
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Rita Basu, MD 
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Kenneth Cusi, MD 

University of Florida Department of Medicine
Gainesville, FL

As a provider of CME accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the Endocrine Society has a policy of ensuring that the content and quality of this educational activity are balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. The scientific content of this activity was developed under the supervision of the Endocrine Society’s peer reviewers.

The faculty, committee members, and staff who are in position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose to the Endocrine Society and to learners any relevant financial relationship(s) of the individual that have occurred within the last 12 months with any commercial interest(s) whose products or services are related to the content. Financial relationships are defined by remuneration in any amount from the commercial interest(s) in the form of grants; research support; consulting fees; salary; ownership interest (e.g., stocks, stock options, or ownership interest excluding diversified mutual funds); honoraria or other payments for participation in speakers' bureaus, advisory boards, or boards of directors; or other financial benefits. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent planners with relevant financial relationships from planning or delivery of content, but rather to provide learners with information that allows them to make their own judgments of whether these financial relationships may have influenced the educational activity with regard to exposition or conclusion.

The Endocrine Society has reviewed these relationships to determine which are relevant to the content of this activity and resolved any identified conflicts of interest for these individuals.

The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationship(s) during the content development process for this activity:

Kenneth Cusi, MD: 
Principal Investigator - National Institute of Health (NIH), Echosens, Inventiva, Novo Nordisk, Poxel, Labcorp, and Zydus; Consultant - Altimmune, Arrowhead, AstraZeneca, 89Bio, BMS, Lilly, Madrigal, Merck, Novo Nordisk, Prosciento, Quest, Sagimet, Sonic Incytes, and Terns 

The following faculty reported no relevant financial relationships:

Anastasia-Stefania Alexopoulos, MD; Rita Basu, MD

The following committee memb who planned and reviewed content for this activity reported no relevant financial relationships:

Savitha Subramanian, MD

The Endocrine Society staff involved in the development of this CME activity reported no relevant financial relationships.

The Endocrine Society staff have reviewed all disclosures and resolved or managed all relevant identified conflicts of interest, as applicable.

This educational activity is supported by educational grant from Novo Nordisk.

Availability: Retired
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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