Obesity is the most prevalent chronic disease of the modern era in the U.S. and around the world, affecting both the adult and pediatric population. Although many believe that helping patients to achieve a healthy weight is of minimal complexity, weight regulation and management is a challenging endeavor. In this talk, the faculty will explore the complexities of obesity and offer a range of strategies (behavioral, therapeutic, and surgical) to help you in the quest to address overweight and obesity in your practice.
This session covers a variety of recent publications that contradict many of the current eating trends and fads in western diets. Debunking the hype and assumption that the internet and many advertisements tell our patients is the focus. The session ends with a simple 5 step process to help all patients who want to lose weight.