$75 – $100

3rd Annual Obesity Update for healthcare providers

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Lister Conference Centre

11613 87 Avenue Northwest

University of Alberta

Edmonton, AB T6G 2H6

Canada

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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 the Centre for Advancement of Surgical Education & Simulation (CASES), 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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Lister Conference Centre

11613 87 Avenue Northwest

University of Alberta

Edmonton, AB T6G 2H6

Canada

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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