Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to.

1|To review characteristic hormonal abnormalities that occur in anorexia nervosa.
2|To discuss that most of these hormone abnormalities are physiologic adaptations to chronic undernutrition, and may contribute to comorbid low bone mineral density, anxiety, and depression.
3|To appreciate that currently the most effective therapy for low bone mineral density in anorexia nervosa is weight restoration and restoration of menses.

Faculty

Melanie Schorr Haines, MD
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.                                                               

Session date: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
MA
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

Please login or register to take this course.