Bariatric Rapid Fire Sessions: Latest Evidence and Trends in Pediatric Obesity 2017

Pediatric Surgery

The Latest Evidence and Trends in Pediatric Obesity II Course in 2017, led by directors Drs Mark Wulkan, Stephanie Walsh and Christopher Bolling, explored interventions easily implemented in the primary care office such as toxic stress and social determinants of health, weight loss medications, and sugar policy.

This is a rapid fire session on bariatric surgery questions including an optimal BMI to intervene, timing of medical versus surgical intervention, which medications to use, how do you make nutritional services financially available, whether to tax sugar, and outcome of obese patients who develop eating disorders.

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