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Attend the Cleveland Clinic 18th Annual Obesity Summit 

Register to join your colleagues for Cleveland Clinic’s 18th Annual Obesity Summit with Symposium Diabesidad Pre-Course, offered both IN PERSON and via LIVE STREAM. The Summit is designed for a diverse mix of health care practitioners interested in discussing innovative solutions and new strategies for caring for patients with obesity. This Summit features sessions that highlight the causes of obesity and diabetes, preventive strategies, and therapeutic management approaches, including health disparities, lifestyle, diet & exercise, surgical treatment, medical treatment, patient-centered treatment, obesity types and complications, and weight recurrence.

By Attending, You Will Be Able To:

  • Summarize data on the effects of obesity on Hispanic populations and detail strategies to address these health disparities.
  • Provide an evidence-based review of obesity as a chronic disease, adiposity and inflammation, unconscious bias, and impact of race and ethnicity.
  • Describe strategies for treating obesity through nonpharmacologic weight-loss approaches, especially when applied to diet and exercise.
  • Review the different obesity management strategies for pediatric and elderly age groups, the transgender population, and postmenopausal women.
  • Critically review advances and innovations in obesity care strategies and describe their use by the healthcare team in clinical practice.
  • Summarize the safety and efficacy data on metabolic and bariatric surgeries and describe the adjuvant use of drugs, especially GLP-1 agonists, in surgical management strategies.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to implement supplemental management strategies and programs for patients with obesity.

Who Should Attend

The Summit is directed to health care practitioners (including physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, and dietitians), social workers, psychologists, pharmacists, researchers, hospital and corporate administrators, and others who have an interest in obesity-related fields, including endocrinology, family practice, cardiology, internal medicine, pediatrics, psychiatry and psychology, bariatric surgery and wellness.

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