Scientific Programme

The Programme Committee, chaired by Dr Barbara McGowan, have developed the 2020 programme. 

Obesity Update covers a range of current topics and controversies around the scientific research and clinical treatment of obesity. 

This conference has applied for CPD and SCOPE accreditation

Obesity Update will provide delegates with the opportunity to gain their choice of CPD or SCOPE points to further their careers and knowledge gained

This event is endorsed by

      

 

Carel Le Roux
A year in review: what are the highlights?
Personalised obesity management
Session starts at 09:30 13-Feb

Dan Cuthbertson (Liverpool, UK)
A year in review: what are the highlights?
Exercise in obesity - The role of technology
Session starts at 09:30 13-Feb

Fredrik Karpe (Oxford, UK)
Debate - There is no such thing as healthy obesity
There is no such thing as healthy obesity: AGAINST
Session starts at 14:00 13-Feb

Georgios Dimitriadis
Case discussions: complex clinical cases 1
Liraglutide downregulates the expression of miRNA-424 in patients with obesity.
Session starts at 11:30 13-Feb

Harshal Deshmukh
Case discussions: complex clinical cases 2
Predictors of weight loss in Tier 3 weight management service
Session starts at 16:15 13-Feb

Huma Humayun Khan
Case discussions: complex clinical cases 1
A case of refractory euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis post elective bariatric surgery
Session starts at 11:30 13-Feb

Laurent Castera
Symposium - NASH & Type 2 diabetes
Current & future treatments of NASH
Session starts at 14:45 13-Feb

Matthew Armstrong
Symposium - NASH & Type 2 diabetes
Prevalence & Identification of NASH in type 2 diabetes
Session starts at 14:45 13-Feb

Nathan Cantley
Case discussions: complex clinical cases 1
The prevalence and impact of obesity in adults with type 1 diabetes; a cross-sectional study
Session starts at 11:30 13-Feb

Naveed Sattar (Glasgow, UK)
Debate - There is no such thing as healthy obesity
Debate: There is no such thing as healthy obesity: FOR
Session starts at 14:00 13-Feb

Rachel Agius
Case discussions: complex clinical cases 2
OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNOEA IS HIGHLY PREVALENT IN A BARIATRIC SURGICAL POPULATION
Session starts at 16:15 13-Feb

Sanesh Pillai
Case discussions: complex clinical cases 1
The use of Somatostatin Analogue and Novel use of Freestyle Libre ™ continuous blood sugar monitoring in refractory Hyperinsulinaemic Hypoglycaemia Post Bariatric Surgery.
Session starts at 11:30 13-Feb

Susan Jebb
A year in review: what are the highlights?
Working with commercial providers to deliver weight loss services at scale
Session starts at 09:30 13-Feb

Zoe Rock
Case discussions: complex clinical cases 2
Significant weight loss, co-morbidity improvement and reduced health risk-factors after treatment at a multidisciplinary weight management clinic in a university hospital in Sydney, Australia.
Session starts at 16:15 13-Feb