Evolving Perspectives in Obesity

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 | EST

Location: International Ballroom A-D, Omni Hotel at CNN Center

Sponsor: Sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.

Faculty: Caroline Apovian, MD; Ken Fujioka, MD

This symposium explores emerging developments in the science of obesity using a case-based approach. Expert faculty will examine contributing factors related to obesity and evidence for biological drivers of weight regain. The clinical impact of modest weight loss and management approaches will be reviewed. In addition, insights into the clinician’s role in destigmatizing obesity will also be discussed.

Outline

Time Topic Faculty
6:45pm Registration and Dinner
7:00pm Welcome and Introductions
7:10pm Emerging Science of Obesity
Caroline Apovian, MD
8:10pm De-Stigmatizing Obesity: The Clinician’s Role
Ken Fujioka, MD
8:30pm Questions and Answers