Friday 24 April 2015
Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
5 CPD points
This symposium will provide a multidisciplinary forum for researchers and healthcare workers to discuss the most recent advances, trends and management challenges encountered in the field of obesity.
Throughout the day, delegates will explore the opportunities and challenges faced by those involved in obesity medicine, together with the solutions that have currently been adopted.
The symposium is aimed at all those working in the field or with an interest in obesity medicine, vascular risk medicine, PhD students, post-doctoral researchers, and clinicians of all medical specialties including medical students, foundation and core trainees, general practitioners, physicians and surgeons.
Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction
Professor Christopher Byrne, President, Lipids, Metabolism and Vascular Risk Section, Royal Society of Medicine
Obesity epidemic and diabesity
Dr Akheel Syed, Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Obesity Medicine, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Obesity and the dyslipidaemia of diabetes
Professor Paul Durrington, Cardiovascular Research Group, University of Manchester
Tea and coffee break
Adipose tissue depots: are they all the same? Characteristics, Expandability, Lipotoxicity and the Metabolic Syndrome
Professor Antonio Vidal-Puig, Professor in Molecular Nutrition and Metabolism, Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge
Sleep obesity and diabetic complications
Professor Martin Stevens, Professor of Medicine, University of Birmingham
Surgical management of obesity: What procedure and when?
Mr Siba Senapati, Consultant UpperGI and Bariatric Surgeon, Salford Royal Hospital
Obesity and obstructive sleep apnoea: Implications for lipoproteins, vascular risk, adipose tissue characteristics and the effect of weight loss after bariatric surgery
Dr Handrean Soran, Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, Central Manchester NHS foundation Trust
Treating fat loss with weight loss
Dr Anna Stears, Consultant, Diabetes and Endocrinology
Completion of evaluation forms
Close of meeting
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