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WONCA webinar for healthcare professionals

Practical Tips for Obesity Management

A Wonca webinar held in conjunction with EASO

World Obesity Day Europe
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Friday, March 4, 2022
6:00pm CET (Paris), 5:00pm GMT (London), 7:00pm EET (Athens), 8:00pm MSK (Moscow)

To provide GPs with practical solutions and takeaways


  • How to correctly diagnose obesity and identify appropriate treatment options
    Professor Liesbeth van Rossum, internist-endocrinologist and professor in the field of obesity and biological stress research at the Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • How to talk to your patient about weight and obesity, and avoid stigmatising your patients?
    Dr Lilach Malatskey M.D. M.H.A, President, The Israeli Society of Lifestyle Medicine, Vice Dean for community education, Azrieli Faculty of Medicine, Bar Ilan University
  • How to treat post-bariatric surgery patients (remembering diet and behaviour)?
    Professor Luca Busetto, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at University of Padova, Italy, and co-chair of the EASO Obesity Management Task Force (OMTF).
  • What should be the treatment targets of obesity treatments
    Dror Dicker M.D, Head of Internal Medicine D & Obesity Clinic, President of the Israeli association for the study of Obesity, Co-Chair of the EASO Obesity Management Task Force, and President of the European Federation of Internal Medicine

The webinar and discussion will be moderated by Professor Dr Thomas Frese, President-Elect of WONCA.

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