Pediatric & Adolescent Obesity – 5210 Let’s Go!


Original Release Date: 12/20/2016 and Expiration Date: 12/20/2019

Enduring Material Author:

Sathyan Sudhanthar, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics & Human Development, MSU College of Human Medicine

The author does not have a relevant relationship with a commercial interest.


Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Review the burden of childhood and adolescent overweight and obesity nationally
  • Review the obesity data from MI and Genesee County
  • Review healthy behavior recommendations and screening guidelines for childhood and adolescent age groups from AAP
  • Understand the utility of simple tools to screen for health behaviors and the importance of motivational interviewing in managing adolescent obesity
  • Understand the role of care managers as agents of change for health behaviors in adolescents and families

Instructions for Participation

  1. Start Here to register and complete the CME activity.
  2. Note: Plan for one hour of committed time. If you exit the activity before completion, you must begin again.
  3. Take the pre-test, view the material, and complete the post-test.
  4. Complete the evaluation and receive your CME certificate.

Hardware / Software Requirements

PDF: To view the material in a portable document file (PDF) format, you will need a PDF reader, which you can download for free at Nitro Reader or Adobe Reader (or from your App store if you are using a mobile device).

VIDEO: To view the material in video format, you will need Adobe Flash player, which you can download for free from Adobe Flash (or from your App store if you are using a mobile device). You may need speakers or headphones to hear the audio.


No charge

Accreditation Statement

Hurley Medical Center is accredited by the Michigan State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Hurley Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This activity was planned through co-sponsorship with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

Target Audience

Primary Care Physicians, Residents, and Allied Health Professionals within the state of Michigan and its bordering states of Wisconsin, Indiana, and Ohio only.

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Provider Contact Information

Hurley Medical Center, Institute for Continuing Medical Education, One Hurley Plaza, Flint, MI

Phone 810-262-9142, Fax 810-760-9956, or Email

Provider Disclosure

Planning Committee Members –
Anju Sawni, MD; Mark Brieve, Regina Waller, and Michelle Landis do not have a relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest.

Reviewers –
Vickie Mello, DO; Regina Waller, Sharon Williams, Susumu Inoue, MD, Khalid Ahmed, MD, Elmahdi Saeed, MD, Diane Welker, RN, and Kay Taylor, PhD do not have a relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest. Hemant Thawani, MD does have a relevant financial relationship with: Astra-Zeneca, Pfizer, and Sanofi as Grant/Research Support.

Mechanism to Resolve Conflict of Interests of a relevant relationship between planning committee members and the CME activity, and/or reviewers and the CME activity, would be resolved by not allowing planning, reviewing, and/or voting of the CME activity by planning committee member and/or reviewer.