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The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:
Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Obesity Medicine Physician Scientist
Neuroendocrine Unit and Pediatrics
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
The planners and content peer reviewers from Clinical Care Options, LLC do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose, except for Amy Butts, PA-C, DFAAPA, BC-ADM, CDCES, as noted below:
Amy Butts, PA-C, DFAAPA, BC-ADM, CDCES: consultant: Novo Nordisk, Provention Bio, Xeris.
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This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
The target audience for the education are endocrinologists and obesity specialists, physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants/physician associates.
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