Free Webinar-Hormones: The Missing Link in Weight Loss Resistance


Join us to hear from about the role hormones can play in obesity. Diet and exercise play in important role in weight management, but if the underlying cause of obesity is hormonal in nature then changing the diet and exercise may lead to either no weight loss or an initial limited loss of weight followed by a plateau. Assessment of hormonal status in these individuals may be an important first step towards helping them lose weight. Come learn about hormonal assessment and management of obesity which can provide a framework for addressing weight loss resistance.


Title:             Hormones: The Missing Link in Weight Loss Resistance

Date:             Wednesday, November 11th 
Time:            12:00PM - 1:00PM EDT

Sponsor:      Villanova University College of Nursing
CE Credit:     1.0 contact hour, 1.0 CPE

Reserve your webinar seat now! The webinar is FREE!


Upon completing this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the role of hormones in obesity and preventing weight loss.

  • Discuss the assessment of hormonal status in the context of obesity


Dr. Nadia Ali is dually board certified in Internal Medicine and Integrative Medicine. She obtained a Master's in Public Health from Johns Hopkins and a mini-geriatric fellowship from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She is a fellow of the American College of physicians and a Diplomat of the American Board of Integrative Medicine. She completed Mind Body Certification from Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Maharishi Ayurveda Health Professional Certification from Maharishi Ayurveda Association of America. Dr. Ali is the founder of 'Functional Holistic Healing' practice, a practice that transforms symptoms, suffering and disease to healing, wellness and prevention using a combination of evidence based conventional and integrative/functional (holistic) medicine. Her passion for integrative medicine was a result of her own personal journey towards healing and wellness.  She has expertise in the area of integrative care for weight management, emotional eating, diabetes and hormone balancing.


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Details on CE Credits

Neither the planners nor the faculty have any conflicts of interest to disclose.

To receive a CE certificate, you must individually register online for the webinar, attend the full program and complete an online evaluation.

Villanova University College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation.

Villanova University College of Nursing / Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (VN0001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

The American College of Sports Medicine's Professional Education Committee certifies that Villanova University College of Nursing Continuing Education / Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE) meets the official criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2012 - 2015). Providership # 698849.

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