The Obesity Epidemic: Discussing the Global Health Crisis: Online Event (18th-20th April 2017) - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "The Obesity Epidemic: Discussing the Global Health Crisis: Online Event (18th-20th April 2017)" webinar to their offering.

Rising rates of obesity are a major public health challenge for the 21st century and with childhood incidence reaching record highs, this epidemic shows no sign of slowing. This event will look at lifestyle, nutritional, genetic and psychosocial factors contributing to the development of obesity as well as strategies to prevent and manage it, from primary care to surgical and lifestyle interventions.

Who Should Attend:

All those involved in the clinical care and management of obese patients, as well as research scientists, academics and pharmaceutical professionals with an interest in understanding the development of obesity and its treatment strategies.

Key Topics Covered:

Day 1: Psychosocial Studies - Early Session

07:15 Session online

07:45 - Welcome

07:50 Introduction by the chair

08:00 A Positive Psychological Approach to weight loss.

08:30 Challenging bariatric care practices and fat stigma in ICU

09:00 Oral Presentation

09:15 Closing remarks, End of Early Session

Day 1: Psychosocial Studies - Late Session

13:15 Session online

13:45 Welcome

13:50 Introduction by the chair

14:00 Prevelance of and Association between Obesity and Vitamin D

14:30 Talk title to be confirmed

15:00 A piece of string to assess waist-to-height ratio as a simple signposting tool for early health risk in children" to The obesity epidemic: Discussing the global health crisis event

15:30 Closing remarks, End of Late Session

Day 2: Genetic and Environmental Influencers - Early Session

07:15 Session online

07:45 Welcome

07:50 Introduction by the chair

08:00 An evidence based strategy for preventing obesity and type 2 diabetes

08:30 Genetics and lifestyle factors in obesity

09:00 Behavioural Susceptibility to the'obesogenc environment': geneenvironment interactions in the obesity epidemic

09:30 Closing remarks, End of Early Session

Day 2: Intervention - Late Session

13:15 Session online

13:45 Welcome

13:50 Introduction by the chair

14:00 The (potential) unexpected benefits of sun exposure for obesity control.

14:30 Lifestyle Interventions, Obesity & Endometrial Cancer

15:00 Men need help too

15:30 Role of Adenovirus 36 in the Global Obesity Epidemic

16:00 Closing remarks, End of Late Session

Day 3: Prevention, Treatment and Management - Early Session

07:15 Session online

07:45 Welcome

07:50 Introduction by the chair

08:00 Commodotech' Profits Verses Human & Environmental Health' - Enough Biology - Time for Political Action on Global 'Obesity' Crisis Solutions

08:30 Plant Based Diets, Obesity, and Health Beneftis

09:00 The impact of obesity on medical imaging: DXA and projection radiography

09:30 Dieting contributing to the obesity epidemic?

10:00 Closing remarks, End of Early Session

For more information about this webinar visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hh4ctj/the_obesity

Contacts

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
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Related Topics: Therapeutic Area

Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Related Topics: Therapeutic Area