ACOEM offers CME for reading selected articles in our peer-reviewed Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM). One (1) credit can be earned per article.
To earn credits, you must have an active individual subscription to JOEM for the issue in which the ACOEM Online CME course is offered. The CME activity itself must not be expired.
About the Article
We examined the joint association of overweight and CMDs (common mental disorders) with diagnosis-specific disability retirement among midlife employees.
Baseline surveys ( n = 8960, response rate 67%) were linked with registers of the Finnish Centre of Pensions. We calculated the hazard ratios (HRs) for disability retirement due to any, musculoskeletal, and mental diagnoses according to the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) with Cox regression analysis (mean follow-up 8.3 years) among normal-weight (body mass index 18.5 to 25 kg/m 2 ) and overweight (≥25 kg/m 2 ) participants with or without CMD (General Health Questionnaire-12 score ≥3).
Overweight was associated with disability retirement due to any and musculoskeletal diagnoses and CMD with any and mental diagnoses. The risk for disability retirement was additively higher for those with both overweight and CMD.
Preventing overweight and CMD, and especially considering those with both conditions simultaneously, likely helps maintain work ability.
Accessing the Online Exam
After reading the article referenced in the title of this product and purchasing this CME product, navigate to ACOEM Connect. Select "Education>Access My Online Learning" to complete the online exam and evaluation.
You will have unlimited opportunities to pass the exam to earn CME credit for each article. You may also claim MOC credit.
• 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM
• 1 ABPM Maintenance of Certification credit
This activity expires on November 30, 2021. Claiming must be completed before then to earn credit.