Asthma and Obesity: Common Early-life Influences in the Inception of Disease

1st May 2008, 12:00 AM

Instructions for category 1 Continuing Medical Education credit. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology is accredited as a provider of Continuing Medical Education (CME) by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

1. To review the epidemiology of asthma and obesity.

2. To recognize shared genetic contributions to asthma and obesity.

3. To understand the role of prenatal diet on the development of asthma and obesity.

4. To survey the impact of intestinal microflora on the development of asthma and obesity.