This course is designed for both surgeons and integrated health professionals.
Course Overview and Target Audience
This course provides an update in metabolic surgery. Clinical and mechanistic updates, a new insight from the patient’s perspective together with debates on controversial topics will be presented by the thought leaders in the field. Discussions will be interactive to address practical questions of surgeons, bariatric physicians and integrated health professionals.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Classify the new mechanistic aspects of metabolic surgery.
- Detect the current status of the medical treatment of type 2 diabetes and the components of metabolic syndrome.
- Recognize the best surgical options and the role of weight independent mechanisms behind metabolic surgery and the role of weight loss as well.
- Analyze the legacy effect of some procedures and balance their long term metabolic and eventual weight regain.