Neurology: Volume 97, Number 23, December 7, 2021 Exam #1 - Association of Body Mass Index in Adolescence and Young Adulthood and Long-term Risk of Multiple Sclerosis: A Population-Based Study
About this course
- Released: 12/07/2021
- Expires: 12/07/2024
ASSOCIATION OF BODY MASS INDEX IN ADOLESCENCE AND YOUNG ADULTHOOD AND LONG-TERM RISK OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: A POPULATION-BASED STUDY
Upon completion of the article by Høglund et al, the participant should be able to:
- State the degree to which the presence of obesity prior to a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) increased the risk of a subsequent diagnosis of MS in this study
- Describe how patient sex influenced the relationship between patient body mass index (BMI) and risk of MS in this study
- Discuss how increased BMI at screening, after transformation into z scores, was associated with subsequent risk of MS amongst various age groups in this study
CORE COMPETENCIES:The article by Høglund et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical Knowledge
AUTHOR DISCLOSURES:Refer to listing above the references in each article.
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The American Academy of Neurology Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
MISSION STATEMENT/PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
After evaluating a specific article published in Neurology, participants in the CME activity should be able to demonstrate an increase in, or affirmation of, their knowledge of clinical medicine. Participants should be able to evaluate the appropriateness of the clinical information as it applies to the provision of patient care.
This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.
AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this journal-based-CME activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME Journal Editors: James W.M. Owens, Jr., MD, PhD: Scientific Advisory Boards: Member of data safety monitoring board, RaSURE study, AADi Bioscience, Inc. Funding for travel or speaker honoraria: Honoraria, Program Director, AAN Annual Meeting. Editorial Boards: CME Editor, Neurology and Adam Kelly, MD: Editorial Boards: Neurology, CME editor, ongoing since January 2016. Other activities: Question writing for American Academy of Neurology activities, including Continuum. AAN staff members editing the test (K. Aman Ramm, H. McNiff) have no disclosures.
This CME program receives no commercial support.