Agenda Summary

  • Introduction and Overview of Obesity in SA context
  • The Truth about Obesity
  • Beyond Lifestyle – obesity interventions to improve patient outcomes
  • Guidelines in Obesity Management
  • A Multidisciplinary Approach to the management of Obesity
  • Real world experience

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Speakers

Prof Carel Le Roux

Director of the Metabolic Medicine Group, University College Dublin

 

Dr Sue Pederson

Specialist in Endocrinology & Metabolism, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, C-ENDO Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinic in Calgary

 

Dr Sean Wharton
Medical director of the Wharton Medical Clinic, adjunct professor at McMaster University in Hamilton and York University in Toronto, internist at Women’s College Hospital and the Hamilton Health Sciences

 

Prof Tess van der Merwe
Extra ordinary Professor and researcher, Department of Health Science. University of Pretoria. CEO at Centre of Excellence for Metabolic Medicine and Surgery, Waterfall City Hospital. Chair of SASSO

 

Ms Claire Julsing
Registered dietitian and co-founder of Nutrition Solutions


Dr Anthony Townsend
Clinical Psychologist in Private Practice at A Really Good Therapist Centre, Sandton

 

Dr Jocelyn Hellig
Specialist physician and Endocrinologist , Kingsbury Hospital, Claremont, Cape Town

 

Dr Bongi Vilakazi
Founder and Medical Director at Wellness360, Morningside, Sandton

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