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Bariatric Education Days: Managing Obesity Through the Lifespan 2018

This course, which is designed for multidisciplinary healthcare teams, will emphasize ways to improve the care of the obese patient throughout different stages of life. National and local experts in the field of obesity treatment will present research, innovations, and controversies for this complex disease.

Description

Obesity intersects with multiple dimensions of wellbeing and a comprehensive treatment approach throughout a patient’s lifespan is necessary to manage weight and improve health outcomes.

Join us for the 14th Annual Bariatric Education Days conference. This one-and-a-half day event will feature national and local experts in the field of obesity presenting research, innovations, and controversies for this complex disease.

Participants will have the opportunity to gain knowledge in this area and participate during interactive presentations and panel discussions.

Audience

This conference is intended for multidisciplinary members of the bariatric surgery and weight management team, including bariatric surgeons, bariatricians, coordinators, dieticians, endocrinologists, health coaches, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, program managers, and psychologists. The material will also be valuable for primary care providers, insurance medical directors, insurance case managers, and hospital administrators.

Key Topics

  • Adolescent Obesity
  • Behavioral and Psychological Factors Related to Obesity
  • Current Research
  • Disparities in Healthcare
  • Evidence for Obesity Treatments in Medicare Population
  • Medical Weight Management
  • Nutritional Deficiencies in the Obese Patient
  • Surgical Video Sessions

Presented By

University of Minnesota Department of Surgery

Recommended Hotels

Westin Edina

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