Overview

Radcliffe Cardiology is proud to announce a new one-day event, Advancements in Obesity Management (AOM). Explore the intricate links between obesity and cardiovascular disease, gaining key insights in evolving diagnostic and treatment strategies.

Join us for this live one-day event on Wednesday 12 June 2024 to deepen your understanding of the multifaceted treatment of obesity and cardiovascular diseases.

This event, led by Course Directors Dr Harold Bays (Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Centre, US) and Prof Naveed Sattar (University of Glasgow, UK) brings together a distinguished group of global faculty members who are renowned experts in the field of obesity and cardiovascular disease.

Register now to be at the forefront of advancements in practical obesity therapy. We look forward to welcoming you to this first-time event.

*Advancements in Obesity Management’s programme has been submitted to the European Board for Accreditation of Continuing Education for Health Professionals (EBAC) seeking 4 CME points, equating to 4 hours of learning. 

Advancements in Obesity Management (AOM) is endorsed by the ISCP

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Programme

(Please note this programme is subject to change)

2:00 PM - 2:05 PM (BST)
Day Welcome
Event Welcome

Welcome and Introduction

 



2:05 PM - 3:00 PM (BST)
Plenary Session
Session 1: Obesity as a Disease, Diagnosis, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk

  • Introduction to a patient living with obesity

  • Defining the disease of obesity including accurate diagnosis and broad implications of the disease

  • Obesity and mechanisms leading to cardiovascular disease

  • An overview of cardiovascular risk reduction therapies current and emerging

 



3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (BST)
Plenary Session
Session 2: Rapid Fire Sessions - Challenges of Treating Specific CV Disease in Patients With Obesity

  • A review of key co morbidities found in patients living with obesity including diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, thrombosis, heart failure and atrial fibrillation

  • The impact, challenges, strategies and emerging data will be discussed

 



4:00 PM - 4:15 PM (BST)
Break
Break

 

 



4:15 PM - 5:10 PM (BST)
Plenary Session
Session 3: Healthful Nutrition, Physical Activity, Behaviour Modification and MDT

  • How to speak with a patient living with obesity

  • Healthcare biases and the impact on patients

  • Latest on healthful nutrition, behaviour modification and additional therapy approaches

  • How to practically implement and utilise tools for non-drug therapies

  • How to utilise and work with and multidisciplinary team

 



5:10 PM - 6:10 PM (BST)
Symposium
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6:10 PM - 7:20 PM (BST)
Plenary Session
Session 4: Medical and Procedural Options and the Referral Pathways

  • Utilisation of medical therapy for patients living with obesity – practical considerations

  • Review of clinical outcome evidence and when to refer patients for surgery

  • Current gaps and future therapies

  • Practical management with the multidisciplinary team

 



7:20 PM - 7:25 PM (BST)
Day Summary
Event Close

Closing Remarks

 




Course Directors

Harold Bays

Harold Bays
Course Director
Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center, US

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Naveed Sattar

Naveed Sattar
Course Director
University of Glasgow, UK

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Faculty

Lydia Alexander
Lydia Alexander

Enara Health, California, US

Vanita Aroda
Vanita Aroda

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, US

Harold Bays
Harold Bays

Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center, US

Ozden Gokdemir
Ozden Gokdemir

Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, TR

Mikhail Kosiborod
Mikhail Kosiborod

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, US

Linda Mellbin
Linda Mellbin

Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, SE

Erin Michos
Erin Michos

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, US

Alexander Miras
Alexander Miras

Imperial College London, London, UK

Neha Pagidipati
Neha Pagidipati

Duke University School of Medicine, North Carolina, US

Naveed Sattar
Naveed Sattar

University of Glasgow, UK

Liesbeth van Rossum
Liesbeth van Rossum

Erasmus University, Rotterdam, NL

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the complex and multifactorial relationship between obesity and CV disease, including the biological, behavioural, and environmental factors that contribute to this relationship
  • To understand the impacts of obesity across the CV disease spectrum
  • Apply current treatment methodologies to reduce the impact of obesity on CV disease utilising the multidisciplinary team

Target Audience

  • Cardiologists
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Endocrinologists
  • Diabetologists
  • Obesity Specialists

If you’re interested in becoming an educational partner at AOM, please contact sales@radcliffe-group.com

Official Journal

European Cardiology Review (ECR) is an international, English-language, peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles continuously on ECRjournal.com. It aims to assist time-pressured physicians to stay abreast of key advances and opinions in the area of cardiovascular disease.

The journal comprises balanced and comprehensive review articles written by leading authorities. The journal provides updates on a range of salient issues to support physicians in developing their knowledge and effectiveness in day-to-day clinical practice.

The journal endeavours to support the continuous medical education of specialist and general cardiologists and disseminate knowledge of the field to the wider cardiovascular community.

View the 2023 volume of ECR.

About Radcliffe Cardiology

We are Radcliffe, a knowledge network for the cardiovascular community

We’re here to bring cardiovascular knowledge, insight and innovation to life for clinicians around the world, using our communications and creative expertise, our platforms and connections across the community to help transform theory into practice faster and more effectively.

We bring medical knowledge to life

From great science writing and smart journal editing, the curation of evidence based and peer-reviewed content, to engaging new formats that cut through the noise, we believe that communication is at the heart of great healthcare.

Our work is underpinned by 3 core principles:

  • We build on the best science
  • We work hands-on with our community
  • We bring fresh thinking


Our promise is that we’ll equip you with the latest knowledge and skills you need, to do the best for your patients.

For more information on Radcliffe Cardiology, please visit www.radcliffecardiology.com