Unit 2 – Nonoperative Management of Obesity
The fellow will obtain and apply a comprehensive knowledge of management options for obesity without surgery.
- Caloric Management
- Exercise Physiology
- Pharmacologic Management
- The fellow will develop understanding of various diet and caloric management systems, including how they work and short- and long- term outcomes. He/she will have an understanding of potential complications of low calorie diets and ability to monitor for adverse outcomes.
- The fellow will understand the purpose of different exercise programs and the risks and benefits of each for the obese patient.
- The fellow will be well versed on medications (prescription and non-prescription) for weight control including appropriate dosing, usage, outcomes, side effects, and risks.