Guest Speaker, Dr. Sean Wharton
How is Obesity Management Impacted By Other Health Conditions and Vice Versa?
December 20, 2022 at 1:00 pm EST
Obesity is a complex chronic disease, and one that is linked to many other health conditions. How do these health conditions impact obesity management and how does obesity management impact how these related conditions are managed? Join our hosts as they talk to Dr. Sean Wharton about this important topic and dig into the complex world of modern day obesity management.
Dr. Wharton has his doctorate in Pharmacy and Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is the medical director of the Wharton Medical Clinic, a community based internal medicine weight management and diabetes clinic. He is an adjunct professor at McMaster University in Hamilton and York University in Toronto. He was also academic staff at Women’s College Hospital, and clinical staff at the Hamilton Health Sciences. Dr. Wharton’s research focuses on bariatric medicine and type 2 diabetes. He is the co-lead author of the Canadian Obesity Guidelines
Dr. Wharton is involved in activism to achieve health equity in Canada. He founded the BMSA (Black Medical Students Association) at the University of Toronto in 2000. The BMSA is now a recognized mentorship organization across Canada.