The 1st Annual Metabolic Syndrome and Severe Obesity: A Modern Multidisciplinary Approach is a 1-day hybrid course of lectures and interactive panel discussions. The conference will provide the learners with the current state of metabolic syndrome as a disease of epidemic proportions, our current understanding of its causes, and how available treatments help reverse this disease. The learners will also gain familiarity with the various surgical, endoscopic, and pharmaceutical therapies that are available and better understand how to support patients who have received these therapies.
At the conclusion of each lecture in the series, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the current understanding of hormonal and physiological changes that affect patients with metabolic syndrome
- Explain the main concepts of the common surgical, endoscopic, and medical options available for treating metabolic syndrome
- Gain familiarity of the medical, psychological, and societal cost of medical syndrome.
- Describe the benefits of multidisciplinary approach in evaluating and optimizing patients with metabolic syndrome
- List and describe the risks and benefits of currently available anti-obesity medications
- Define the risk, safety, efficacy and durability of weight loss options and list keys to prolonged success.