At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
Understand the mechanisms of action of medical and surgical interventions for obesity and how these interventions target the underlying pathophysiology of obesity.
Describe the outcomes of available treatments for obesity, including weight loss, impact on obesity-related complications, and adverse events.
Discuss strategies to optimize benefit and reduce the risks of obesity treatments in real-world clinical encounters.
Explore emerging options for obesity treatment, including novel therapies and combination therapies.
Identify weight bias as barrier to care for patients living with obesity.
Dr. Ali Zentner
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.
**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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