OCT 2022 CCSS HS S04: The Impact and Value of Tracking Visceral Adipose Tissue by MRI and CT as an Important Biomarker in Service Members
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Physician Assistants, Optometrists, Social Workers, Psychologists, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Lab Technicians, Registered Dieticians, Dietetic Technicians, Athletic Trainers, Certified Counselors, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Kinesiotherapists, and other health care professionals who support/ care for U.S. active-duty service members, reservists, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, National Guardsmen, military veterans and their families.
- Identify the importance of the visceral adipose tissue (VAT) biomarker and understand the threat it poses to Service Members’ health.
- Recognize the impact of the removal of VAT has on Service Members’ health and performance.
- Describe how VAT may be best addressed through abdominal MRI and CT scans.
- Explain how the elimination of VAT is seen to correlate with resolution of other pathologies on MRI (cardial fat and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease within the cerebral arteries).
Lt. Col. O’Mara was awarded a $1.2 million grant for the National Science Foundation for research on reversing chronic disease using innovative biomarkers such as visceral and pericardial fat.
All financial relationships have been mitigated.
Army Lieutenant Colonel Sean O'Mara, M.D., J.D.
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