2012 1st Annual BC Obesity Network Summit

B.C. Obesity Network AgendaSaturday April 28, 2012

08:15 – 08:45 Breakfast

08:45 – 09:15 Introduction – CANMEDS Approach: Dr. Sharadh Sampath

09:15 – 10:00 Eliminating Co-morbidities – Evidence for Bariatric Surgery: Dr. Nam Nguyen

10:00 – 10:30 Sleeve Gastrectomy – Facts and Fiction: Dr. Samaad Malik

11:00 – 11:30 Approach to the Challenging Bariatric Patient: Dr. Jesse Sidhu

11:30 – 12:00 Preventing and Managing Post-operative Nutritional Deficiencies: Dr. Priya Manjoo

12:00 – 13:15 Lunch

12:15 – 13:00 The Ontario Bariatric Registry – A Model for the Country: Guest Speaker

13:15 – 13:45 Skin Reduction – The Forgotten Problem: Dr. Owen Reid

13:45 – 14:00 Coffee

14:00 – 15:00      Group Sessions – Standardizing Post-op Surveillance

  1. Interval of surveillance blood work
  2. Other Surveillance Investigations
  3. What Supplements to start
  4. When to stop medications and CPAP

15:00 – 15:30 Getting Patients Moving – Challenges for the Exercise Physiologist: Jonathon Cheung and Mark Factor

15:30 – 16:00 Deciding When Patients are “Surgery-Ready”: Mary Flesher

16:00 – 16:15 Closing Remarks: Dr. Sharadh Sampath

18:30 – 19:00 Refreshments at Globe@YVR Restaurant

19:00 – 19:45 A Short History of Bariatric Surgery:  Dr. Brad Amson

19:00 – 20:30 Dinner at Globe@YVR Restaurant

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