SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS

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Scientific Sessions

Session 1: Preface to Obesity and Overweight

  • Obesity and its effects
  • Cellular, molecular and genetic bases of obesity
  • Body mass index measurements in men and women
  • Adipocyte function and immune metabolism
  • New aspects on metabolic control
  • Childhood obesity
  • Browning of WAT 
  • Interorgan Crosstalk
  • Ectopic Fat
  • Reward
  • Appetite regulation
  • Adipogenesis
  • Cognitive and Sensory Factors
  • Life expectancy

Session 2: Major Consequences due to Obesity

  • Relationship difficulties
  • losing a job
  • Facing Marriage Issues
  • Emotionally Draining (Cannot Recover)
  • Social Isolation
  • Loss of close friend or family member
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Cannot quit eating
  • Increases depression to 37% more in women

Session 3: Childhood Obesity and its Lifelong Effects

  • Eating Disorder
  • High blood pressure and high cholesterol
  • Increased risk of impaired glucose tolerance
  • Cardiovascular diseases in Children
  • Joint problems and musculoskeletal discomfort
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Urinary Problems (gallstones and gastro-esophageal reflux)
  • Psychological stress such as depression, behavioral problems, and issues in schoo
  • Dietary effects and sedentary life style
  • Developmental, genetical and environmental factors
  • Long-term health effects of childhood obesity like Diabetes, Metabloic Syndromes and Cancer

Session 4: Health Risks Associated With Obesity

  • Cardiovascular risk
  • Cancer risk and obesity
  • Hypertension
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Gynecological problems & sexual health issues
  • Obesity and infertility
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Obesity and dementia
  • Obesity and thyroid

Session 5: Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle

  • Calorie count and low fat energy restricted diet
  • Diet, exercise, behavior and lifestyle interventions
  • Malnutrition in children and adolescence
  • Growth and development
  • Physical activity and obesity
  • Nutrition and heamodialysis
  • Inflammatory, immune diseases & immune-boosting
  • Psychology
  • Anti-aging

Session 6: Clinical management

  • Diet & Exercise
  • Behaviour therapies
  • Psychology
  • Sleep
  • VLEDs
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Multidisciplinary therapy
  • Bariatric surgery
  • e-technology
  • Cost effectiveness
  • Personalised medicine
  • Health services delivery

Session 7: Obesity and Diabetes: Current Research Trends

  • Obesity and type 2 diabetes
  • Insulin and islet biology
  • Genetics of diabetes
  • Diabetes and its complications
  • Advance technologies for treatment of diabetes
  • Transplantation for diabetes

Session 8: Clinical Research and Interventions

  • Weight management and behavior theories: Recent developments
  • Probiotics for human health -new innovations and emerging trends
  • Use of nanotechnology to alter the structure of different foods
  • Microarray analysis of obesity
  • Nutritional Genomics: Reading the future
  • Drug treatments and devices for obesity: Current research

Session 9: New Trends in Weight Loss Management

  • Exercise and physical stress
  • Low calorie and fiber diet
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Weight watchers & diet protocols
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Yoga & physical therapy
  • Fitness training- medical guidance and support
  • Alternative weight loss treatments.
  • IT & smart phone apps to promote Healthy dietary behaviors
  • The high-protein diet and calorie-counting program
  • Fat burning foods & dietary recommendations
  • Nutritional Counseling

Session 10: Surgical and Non-surgical Treatments

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Surgical and non-surgical liposuction
  • Post-operative surgical outcome in obesity
  • Plastic surgery and obesity- what's the connection?
  • Surgical treatments of endocrine diseases

Session 11: Weight Management

  • Comorbidities (inc diabetes, hypertension, lipids, sleep apnea, sexual dysfunction)
  • Metabolic outcomes (diabetes, lipids, hypertension)
  • Long term outcomes
  • Bariatric and metabolic surgery
  • Multidisciplinary treatment
  • Drugs (approval, regulation)
  • Nutritional Interventions
  • Behavioural and lifestyle interventions
  • Medico-Surgical approaches
  • Ethics and guidelines 
  • Emerging treatments
  • Diagnostics
  • Geriatric obesity, treatment
  • Alternative treatments

Session 12: Weight Managing during Pregnancy

  • Exercise during pregnancy (Yoga, Walk, Pilates and Swimming )
  • Prenatal Vitamins
  • Eat moderately and often
  • Choose meals and snacks that include protein, fiber, and some healthy fat.
  • Meal planning during pregnancy.
  • Make weight a regular discussion

Session 13: Health, Behaviour and Environment

  • Public Health Policy
  • Socioeconomic inequalities
  • Behavior change
  • Prevention and Health Promotion

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