Obesity and malnutrition conference – the future pandemics?
Joint medical conference with the British Society of Gastroenterology and British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Tuesday 13 November 2012
Royal College of Physicians
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Obesity and malnutrition conference, with 2.6 million people dying each year around the world as a result of being overweight, obesity has now reached epidemic levels. Additionally, it is not uncommon to find malnutrition existing alongside obesity, with an estimated 3 million people in the UK suffering from it or at risk. It is estimated that the two conditions cost the NHS over £10 billion annually. This one-day conference will equip clinicians with the knowledge to tackle and manage these rapidly increasing nutritional challenges.
Obesity and malnutrition conference, why attend?
Receive 5 hours of clinical education providing practical information designed to support day-to-day practice from sessions on:
The growing problem of obesity.
Bariatric surgery – physiology and complications.
Malnutrition in hospital.
Obesity and nutritional support services in the UK.
Improving outcomes through nutritional support.
Malnutrition and obesity in young people.
Learn from multi-disciplinary presentations of real-life case studies by an expert panel in both obesity and malnutrition.
The unique opportunity to contribute to a debate on whether surgery is better than medical treatment for severe obesity.
Receive 6 CPD credits.
Who should attend?
General physicians and any physician or trainee with an interest in nutrition
Public health physicians
Paediatricians and community paediatrics
Organiser: Royal College of Physicians
Contact Person: Conference Department
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Telephone: 020 3075 1252/1300/1436