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3rd Annual Obesity Update for healthcare providers

Program Objectives


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.




Keynote speaker: 


Dr. Ali Zentner


Speakers: 


Dr. Renuca Modi


Dr. Sabrina Kwon


Dr. Richdeep Gill


Dr. Daniel Birch


Dr. Peter Rye


Dr. Sarah Cawsey


Dr. Sarah Chapelsky


Dr. Shehbina Walji


Dr. Barry Simon


Many Patient perspectives as well! 


For more information, visit the Obesity Canada website


Presented by Obesity Canada in collaboration with Centre for the Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta. 


*Pending accreditation 


**Please note that for this conference, we are unable to accommodate kosher meal requests.


***If you have any questions or have any dietary restrictions, please email Nicole Pearce

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