Dieting Success: How You Can Help Your Patients Succeed!


In this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity C. Michael White, PharmD, FCCP, FCP, discusses recent issues in dieting.

Target Audience:

Licensed Pharmacists

This activity is not accredited for technicians

Learning objectives:

At the conclusion of the activity, pharmacists will be able to:

  • Describe metabolic adaptation, its physiological underpinnings, and its implications for dieters
  • Describe the potential risks associated with Yo-Yo dieting
  • Describe the part-time diet philosophy and the tenets of successful part-time dieting approaches
  • Define why true dietary breaks are needed, not just altering intensities of continuous dieting
  • Identify metabolic boosters and define the magnitude of their effects

Activity Faculty

C. Michael White, PharmD, FCCP, FCP
Professor and Department Head Pharmacy Practice
University of  Connecticut School of Pharmacy and Director HOPES Research Group
Storrs, CT

Faculty Disclosure:

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Criteria for Quality and Interpretive Guidelines, The University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy requires that faculty disclose any relationship that the faculty may have with commercial entities whose products or services may be mentioned in the activity.

C. Michael White, PharmD, FCCP, FCP has no actual or potential conflicts of interest associated with this presentation.

Program Fees:

Click on the registration link to register for this activity. The cost is $15.00.

Grant Funding:

This activity has no grant funding associated with it.

ACPE logoThe University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU) will be awarded to pharmacists who view the presentation, pass the learning assessment with a grade of 70% or better and complete an evaluation. (ACPE #0009-0000-18-089-H04-P) Credits will  be electronically submitted to CPE Monitor within 72 hours of completing the activity.

Initial release date: December 14, 2018
Planned expiration date: December 14, 2021

The material presented here does not necessarily reflect the views of The University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy or its co-sponsor affiliates. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.