Obesity Update

Obesity Updates 2019-09-26T13:14:46+00:00

At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  1. Understand the mechanisms of action of medical and surgical interventions for obesity and how these interventions target the underlying pathophysiology of obesity.
  2. Describe the outcomes of available treatments for obesity, including weight loss, impact on obesity-related complications, and adverse events.
  3. Discuss strategies to optimize benefit and reduce the risks of obesity treatments in real-world clinical encounters.
  4. Explore emerging options for obesity treatment, including novel therapies and combination therapies.
  5. Identify weight bias as barrier to care for patients living with obesity.

Details

September 7, 2019

Start:
8:00AM
End:
4:00PM

Organizer

Obesity Canada

Venue

Lister Conference Centre

University of Alberta

11613 87 Avenue NW

Edmonton, AB

View 2019 Edmonton Program Here

Full presentations available for those presenters who consented below:

Dr. Shahebina Walji

Dr. Barry Simon

Dr. Ali Zentner

Dr. Sarah Cawsey

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