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Advances in Understanding and Treatment of Obesity

4:15 PM - 5:45 PM


  1. Describe the metabolic repercussions of bariatric surgery
  2. Summarize the potential hormonal and nutritional regulatory factors in obesity
  3. Define key factors in obesity treatment beyond diet and life style

Metabolomic and Genetic Consequences of Bariatric Surgery
Dan Waitzberg, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine - University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Energy Expenditure in Obesity and its Complications
Rocco Barazzoni, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Surgical and Health Sciences University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy

Novel Therapeutic Approaches to Obesity Management: ABCD
Jeffrey Mechanick, MD, FACP, FACE, FACN, ECNU, Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, The Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Center for Clinical Cardiovascular Health at Mount Sinai Heart; Director of Metabolic Support, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Lingtak-Neander Chan, PharmD, BCNSP, FCCP, FACN, Professor of Pharmacy, Interdisciplinary Faculty in Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 

CE Credit: 1.5 hours
Level: Advanced
UAN: JA0002345-0000-20-046-L01-P