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Obesity and CVD: A Complex Relationship

NewsObesity and CVD: A Complex Relationship

To mark World Heart Day, we have released six brand new SCOPE modules on obesity and cardiovascular disease (CVD), developed in collaboration with the World Heart Federation.

Available now on the SCOPE E-Learning platform, "Obesity and CVD: A Complex Relationship" is a six-module learning path exploring the interrelationship between obesity and CVD. The modules consider how obesity correlates with CVD risk, exploring the impact of obesity on the heart and the interaction of CVD with obesity-related complications. The controversial idea of the ‘obesity paradox’ – the suggestion that obesity may confer a "survival advantage" among patients with certain conditions – is also considered. Management plans are presented, including behavioural, pharmacological and surgical approaches.

Available in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese, the course is an essential resource for all health professionals treating patients with obesity and heart disease.

The learning path is available for a standard cost of £50. For a limited time, we are pleased to offer a 50% discount on the course fee to commemorate World Heart Day. Simply enter the promotion code WORLDHEARTDAY at checkout to apply the discount. The code will be valid until Wednesday, 6th October.

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Find out more about our newly released six-module learning path on obesity & cardiovascular disease on our website.

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