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Saturday, October 15 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Featured Session: A Personalized Approach to Obesity Treatment: Evaluating Current Obesity Medications and Bariatric Surgery Options

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When dietary considerations, physical activity, and behavioral counseling are not sufficient to reach weight loss goals in obese patients, incorporation of pharmacotherapy and bariatric surgery may be indicated. This presentation will provide an extensive update on key treatment considerations for your obese patients, including the use of medication management and a review of current bariatric surgery procedures.

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avatar for Robert F. Kushner, MD, MS, FACP

Robert F. Kushner, MD, MS, FACP

Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Director, Center for Lifestyle Medicine, Northwestern Medicine; Chicago, Illinois
Dr. Robert Kushner is Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Clinical Director of the Northwestern Comprehensive Center on Obesity, and Director for the Center for Lifestyle Medicine in Chicago. After finishing a residency in Internal Medicine at Northwestern University, he went on to complete a post-graduate fellowship in Clinical Nutrition and earned a Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition and Nutritional... Read More →


Saturday October 15, 2016 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas

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