Obesity 2013 - The management of obesity and its complications (Obesity2013)
|Event Date/Time: Oct 23, 2013 / 8:00 am - (GMT)||End Date/Time: Oct 24, 2013 / 4:45 pm - (GMT)|
|Early Registration Date: Jul 29, 2013|
Obesity: the size of the problem: Obesity affects people of all ages. Recent statistics paint an alarming picture of the growing obesity epidemic in England which currently shows no signs of abating. At least a quarter of British adults are obese, costing the health services more than £5 billion every year. Obesity 2013 will bring together leading experts from around the UK to provide an insight into the causes, management and treatment of obesity.
Benefits of attending Obesity 2013: • Increase understanding of the rising obesity epidemic in the UK and what approaches are needed to reverse this trend • Keep up to date with new guidance, legislation and obesity services in the UK • Gain an understanding of the causes of adult and childhood obesity • Evaluate obesity treatments including low-calorie formula diets, pharmacotherapy, bariatric surgery & diet and exercise • Be updated on obesity-related diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obstructive sleep disorder and mental illness • Share and exchange ideas with leading practitioners in the field
Who should attend? Obesity 2013 will be of particular interest to the following: • Specialists in obesity • General practitioners with a special interest in obesity • Specialist obesity and diabetes nurses • Bariatric surgeons • General surgeons • Paediatricians • Diabetologists • Cardiologists • Specialists in cardiovascular medicine • Endocrinologists • Specialists in metabolic medicine • General physicians • Dieticians • Practice, community and school nurses • Health visitors • Nutritionists • Exercise physiologists • Anyone involved in primary care commissioning • PCT managers • All trainees in these discipline