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Week 1 Learning outcomes

Review the learning outcomes for week one

At the completion of this week, learners should be able to:

  1. Understand systemic, mechanical and psychosocial mechanisms through which obesity contributes to chronic disease development and progression
  2. Understand the array of chronic diseases and pathologies with which obesity is associated
  3. Describe the most relevant specific mechanisms for how obesity contributes to a variety of chronic disease states
  4. Understand the benefits of weight loss for those who have overweight or obesity, in relation to their other conditions
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