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Featured MUSC Obesity Resources

April/May 2012 Issue: Responding to the Pediatric Obesity Epidemic: Should We Treat Children Like Adults?  Link to article

Educational resources, weight loss tools, and information about MUSC's weight management services.  Plus, information about current obesity-related clinical trials.  Link to site

LEAN Team resources

Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence at MUSC
Free monthly seminars are held at MUSC on the first Tuesday of each month.  They provide attendees with the chance to meet our bariatric surgeons and support team, learn about the procedures we perform, ask questions about risks and benefits of surgery, and begin the process of qualifying for surgery.  Link to site
MUSC Nutrition Services
MUSC Nutrition Services has about 30 Registered Dietitians that could help your patients reach their health goals. Educational resources are provided on their website.  Link to site

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Grand Rounds
Patrick O'Neil, PhD and Robert Malcolm, MD discuss obesity.  Link to presentation.
MUSC Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence

Dr. Karl Byrne discusses Weight Loss Surgery: Overview of Procedures, Risks, and BenefitsLink to presentation

South Carolina Guidelines for Diabetes Care - 2011, approved by the Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina on September 2, 2011 and revised on 1/15/2013, include waist circumference measurement to screen for risk of diabetes.  Link to guidelines

MUSC has partnered with local hospitals, schools and colleges, businesses, health agencies, physicians, and community leaders, to create the Lighten UP Charleston website, providing community resources to assist local residents with the needed support to run a self-sustained weight loss program.  Link to site

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The Medical University of South Carolina is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

External Partners
• American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
• Diabetes Initiative of SC
• SCORxE Academic Detailing Project with
  SC College of Pharmacy
• SECME Consortium with CME Offices at

  GHSU and UVA
• SC Pediatric Practice Research Network
• SC Primary Healthcare Association
• SC AHEC SCHOOLS (SC Health
  Occupations Outreach Learning System)
  Network
• SC DHEC
• SC Initiative for Quality Overweight/Obese
 
Care
• SC Professional Society on the Abuse of
  Children
• University of SC Office of CME
• SC Medical Association
• SC Hospital Association

MUSC Office of CME
19 Hagood Avenue
Suite 1004, MSC 754
Charleston, SC 29425