Monday 29 November: Diagnostic dilemmas in Obesity

16:00 - 18:00 CET

Chairs: Uberto Pagotto (Italy) and Liesbeth van Rossum (Netherlands)

Different drivers of obesity (including Pathogenesis) – medical

Arya Sharma (Canada)

Patient perspective - stigmatisation and diagnostic process

Susie Birney (Ireland)

Rapid onset of beneficial cognitive, emotional and behavioural effects of off-label metreleptin treatment of patients with anorexia nervosa

Jochen Antel (Germany) 

Endocrine diseases and obesity (leading to obesity, and those as a consequence of obesity)

Mariana Monteiro (Portugal) 

Safe approaches in anti-obesity pharmacotherapy – actual and future perspective

Luc van Gaal (Belgium)



Tuesday 30 November: Management and challenges of Obesity

16:00 - 18:00 CET

Chairs: Volkan Yumuk (Turkey) & Uberto Pagotto (Italy)

Weight re-gain after Bariatric surgery

Rachel Batterham (UK) 

Hypoglycaemia after bariatric surgery

Andre van Beek (Netherlands)

Management of nutritional deficiencies

Stephan Bischoff (Germany) 

Obesity and Infections (including COVID-19, and impact of vaccination)

Manel Puig Domingo (Spain)



Wednesday 1 December: Treatments and future landscape 

16:00 - 18:00 CET

Chairs: Peter Kühnen (Germany) and Gema Fruhbeck Martínez (Spain)

Obesity and microbiota: is there a therapeutical approach?

Nathalie Delzenne (Belgium)

Latest developments in adipose tissue biology

Karine Clement (France)

The genetics of common obesity in the era of precision medicine

Ruth Loos (Denmark)

Pharmacotherapy and Multimodal conservative treatment

Roberto Vettor (Italy)



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