Department of Surgery

Metabolic Syndrome and Severe Obesity

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A Modern Multidisciplinary Approach

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Jan. 21, 2023 

The Metabolic Syndrome and Severe Obesity 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. Attendees 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.

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Course Directors

People
First Name
Samer
Middle Name
Gamil
Last Name
Mattar
Honorific Title
M.D., FACS
Professor and Chief, Division of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
First Name
Juliet
Last Name
Holder-Haynes
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
First Name
S Julie-Ann
Last Name
Lloyd
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
First Name
Rheanna
Middle Name
Ata
Last Name
Brown
Assistant Professor
First Name
Rachel
Last Name
Griehs
Honorific Title
MS, RD, LD
Senior Registered Dietitian
First Name
Wasif
Middle Name
M.
Last Name
Abidi
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor; Director of Center for Advanced Endoscopy
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Registration Fees

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Early Bird Registration (by Dec, 31, 2022)

Physicians $150
Non-physicians (APPs, RDs, PhD) $75
Fellows, residents, students $25
Virtually Only $150


 

 

 

 

Registration after Dec 31, 2022

Physicians $200
Non-physicians (APPs, RDs, PhD) $100
Fellows, residents, students $50
Virtually Only $200  
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Program Overview

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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.

Learning Objectives
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.
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Accreditation
Texas Heart Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Credit Designation
Texas Heart Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.