Childhood Obesity
Webinar Series

Beyond "Eating Well" and "Moving More"

February 25, 2021 at 18:00 - 19:30 (GMT) 1:00 - 2:30 (EDT)

Register for Free

About the Event

This webinar is organised by the Care of Childhood Obesity (CoCO) clinic, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and will be run in 4 parts. You are invited to attend part 4 of a LIVE interactive webinar at 18:00 - 19:30 (GMT) 1:00 - 2:30 (EDT) on Thursday, February 25, 2021.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will be able to:

  • Get an overview and understanding on the genetics of obesity
  • Understand the metabolic complications of childhood obesity including type 2 diabetes
  • Get an overview on the role bariatric surgery in young adolescents with morbid obesity

SPEAKERS

Chairs

Dr. Dinesh Giri
Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist
CoCO Clinic
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Professor Julian Hamilton Shield
Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Endocrinology
University of Bristol and CoCO Clinic
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children


Speakers

Professor Alex Blakemore
Brunel University & Imperial College
London

Professor Tim Barrett
Professor of Paediatrics
University of Birmingham
Honorary Consultant Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
Birmingham Children's Hospital

Mr. Dimitri Pournaras
Consultant Bariatric Surgeon
Southmead Hospital
North Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Bristol

SCHEDULE

All times are in GMT

Thursday, February 25, 2021

6:00 - 6:20 PM
Why can't they just stop eating so much? Understanding the genetics of Obesity
Professor Alex Blakemore
6:20 - 6:30 PM
Q&A
Professor Alex Blakemore
6:30 - 6:50 PM
Type 2 Diabetes and metabolic co-morbidities in Childhood Obesity
Professor Tim Barrett
6:50 - 7:00 PM
Q&A
Professor Tim Barrett
7:00 - 7:20 PM
Bariatric Surgery in children & adolescents - what is the evidence?
Mr. Dimitri Pournaras
7:20 - 7:30 PM
Q&A
Mr. Dimitri Pournaras


Novo Nordisk has provided sponsorship to Bristol Royal Hospital for Children to cover the cost of the webinar series. Novo Nordisk has no influence on the content of the meetings

CONTACT

ADDRESS

CineMed
127 Main Street North
Woodbury, CT 06798

PHONE

1-203-263-0006
1-800-253-7657

HOURS

Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST