WCITD 2019 scientific program will cover the latest developments in bariatric/metabolic surgery, novel GI-based interventions for type 2 diabetes, and the role of the gastrointestinal tract in metabolic regulation. Our sessions will stimulate interactive learning, fruitful discussions and future collaborations.
Program highlights include:
◾ State-of-the-art lectures
◾ Panel discussions among clinicians, scientists, and policy makers
◾ Original abstract presentations
◾ Consensus development sessions on guidelines implementation, definition of diabetes remission, standards for surgical innovation
◾ Symposium on roles of the gut in the physiology and pathophysiology of glucose metabolism
◾ Symposium on obesity stigma aimed at developing an agenda of educational initiatives to end discrimination against people with obesity and related diseases
Hear more from the people involved: Francesco Rubino, Philip Schauer, David Cummings and Lee Kaplan.