Scientific Program

Keynote Speaker for World Obesity Congress 2021- Vaclav Bunc
Keynote presentation
Title : Effect of physical exercise on adiposity and aerobic fitness in middle age women differing in body mass
Vaclav Bunc, Charles University, Czech Republic

Overweight and/or obesity is a growing problem over the world. Alongside a range of health problems associated with increased body mass (BM) – adiposity and reducing of fitness level it is an important limiting factor for realization of regular physical exercise and quality [....]

Organizing Committee Member for Obesity Conference 2021 - Buck Willis
Keynote presentation
Title : Food allergen elimination for obesity reduction; a longitudinal, case-control trial
Buck Willis, Galveston Clinical Research, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Objectives: This study was designed to examine efficacy of separate and combined protocols for obesity reduction with sequential outcomes after one year. This was an Experimental Case vs Control study, lasting 12months, conducted from 2018 to 2020. Methods: Ninety-four obese sub [....]

Keynote Speaker for World Obesity Congress 2021 - Joon Young Kim
Keynote presentation
Title : Lifestyle Intervention on Biomarkers of Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Obese Youth
Joon Young Kim, Syracuse University, USA

Once thought to be an adult disease, Type 2 diabetes has emerged as an increasingly prevalent health condition in pediatric populations in parallel with the widespread pediatric obesity epidemic. The oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) is traditionally used to either diagnose diab [....]

Speaker for World  Obesity Conference - Alexander de St. Amatus
Poster presentation
Title : A method and a device for weight control in humans by using real-time calorimetry
Alexander de St. Amatus, Australian Institute of High Energetic Materials (AIHEM), Australia

Humans metabolise carbohydrates, fats and proteins to generate energy, using food as a fuel and atmospheric oxygen as an oxidiser.  The energy consumption of a human body, Ei (Cal), can be calculated from the amount of oxygen consumed by using the Karlberg’s equation: [....]

Speaker for Obesity World Conference - Sammie Mak
Poster presentation
Title : Audit of preoperative, perioperative and postoperative management of diabetic patients undergoing cataract surgery in the United Kingdom
Sammie Mak, Northern Care Alliance NHS Trust, UK

Introduction: Diabetic Macular Oedema (DMO) is the commonest reason for visual loss in all forms of diabetic retinopathy. Over 4 million people in England have diabetes with estimate of 6% of total population (1). The majority of these are type 2 diabetes, which is linked to obes [....]

Poster presentation at World Obesity Congress 2021 - Rukia Isabel Yosuf
Poster presentation
Title : Associations between physical activity and risk factors for type ii diabetes in Prediabetic adults
Rukia Isabel Yosuf, University of Toledo, USA

I am a medical student at The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences. I was born and raised in Nashville, TN where I also had the privilege of earning my bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Vanderbilt University. I also conducted research there [....]

Speaker for Obesity World Conference - Nalini Kumari
Poster presentation
Title : The prevalence of overweight and obesity in type 2 dm in Indian population- a perspective from apollo sugar clinics
Nalini Kumari, Apollo Sugar Clinics, India

Methods: Apollo Sugar is a pan India network of Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinics with more than 45,000 registered patients.  Data of 6439 patients were available during the duration of study period (i.e., from March 2020 to March 2021), and a complete data set was [....]

Speaker for Obesity World Conference 2021 - Anastasiia Radchenko
Poster presentation
Title : Associations between some cardiovascular risk factors and biological age in patients with arterial hypertension and subclinical hypothyroidism
Anastasiia Radchenko, L. T. Mala National Institute of Therapy of the NAMS, Ukraine

Background. In patients with arterial hypertension (AH), the presence of subclinical hypothyroidism (SH) worsens the course of AH and leads to the new cardiovascular diseases (CVD) development. Therefore, search for early CVD predictors is especially important for patients with A [....]

Speaker for Obesity World Conference - Adrian Sturza
Oral presentation
Title : Monoamine oxidase is a source of cardiac oxidative stress in rats with diet-induced obesity
Adrian Sturza, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania

Obesity and diabetes are the major risk factors for cardiovascular diseases being associated with increased reactive oxygen species (ROS) generation. We have previously demonstrated that monoamine oxidase (MAO), an mitochondrial enzyme with two isoforms, A and B, is a novel sourc [....]

Speaker for Obesity conferences - Karli Burridge
Oral presentation
Title : Facilitating behavior change
Karli Burridge, Gaining Health, USA

The audience will learn why obesity is a neurobehavioral disease, and why, biologically, behaviour change can be difficult. Beyond hormonal and biological influences of behaviour, changing behaviours can still be difficult. In this course, I will explain how providers can how we [....]

Speaker for Obesity World Conference - Kingsley Agyemang
Oral presentation
Title : Determinants of Obesity in West Africa: A Systematic Review
Kingsley Agyemang, Brunel University London, UK

Introduction: Obesity is rising in West Africa. However, there is limited evidence on the determinants in the sub-region, and where available, the evidence base is patchy. Objectives: This is the first study to provide a synthesis of the determinants of obesity in West Af [....]

Speaker for Obesity World Conference - Danyelle Blackwell
Oral presentation
Title : A descriptive phenomenological study of the lived experiences of the obese healthcare worker during the Covid-19 pandemic
Danyelle Blackwell, University of Phoenix, USA

I will discuss the existing research about obesity in relation to COVID-19.  The academic community would be well served by knowing about existing gaps regarding the lived experiences of the obese people during the once in a century novel coronavirus SARS-COVs infections (CO [....]

Speaker for Obesity World Conference - Catherine Lefranc-Millot
Oral presentation
Title : Co-ingestion of NUTRALYS® pea protein and a high-carbohydrate beverage influences the glycaemic and the insulinaemic responses: preliminary results of a randomized controlled trial.
Catherine Lefranc Millot, Roquette Freres, France

Context: Type 2 diabetes and obesity are major global public health concerns as they affect the health and the socio- economic development of millions of people. The glycaemic response of foods may have important implications for the prevention and treatment of Type 2 diabetes an [....]

Speaker for Obesity World Conference - Raffaele Pilla
Oral presentation
Title : Therapeutic ketosis and the broad field of applications for the ketogenic diet: Ketone ester applications & clinical updates
Raffaele Pilla, St. John of God Hospital – Fatebenefratelli, Italy

It has been recently shown that nutritional ketosis is effective against seizure disorders and various acute/chronic neurological disorders. Physiologically, glucose is the primary metabolic fuel for cells. However, many neurodegenerative disorders have been associated with impai [....]

Speaker for World Obesity Congress 2021 - Silvana Pannain
Oral Presentation
Title : Obesity pharmacotherapy in complex Obesity
Silvana Pannain, University of Chicago, USA

More than 40 % of adults in the United States suffer from obesity. Worldwide, the most recent estimates includes over 650 million individuals with obesity. Obesity is inextricably linked to many of the most common chronic illnesses like hypertension, hyperlipidemia [....]

The role of satisfaction with the way that you look in health and well-being evaluations among 10-12 year-olds:  A gender and cross-cultural analysis
Oral presentation
Title : The role of satisfaction with the way that you look in health and well-being evaluations among 10-12 year-olds: A gender and cross-cultural analysis
Monica Gonzalez Carrasco, University of Girona, Spain

Satisfaction with the way that you look is among the less valued life satisfactions domains among more than 93,000 children aged 10 to 12 belonging to 35 countries and recruited through a representative sampling procedure in the context of the Children’s Worlds project. Sat [....]

Speaker for World Obesity Conference - Marlene Escobedo Monge
Oral presentation
Title : Zinc nutritional status in children with chronic diseases and obesity
Marlene Escobedo Monge, Valladolid University, Spain

Background: Zinc is an essential nutrient, and its deficiency affects the normal human growth and development. Objective: The main aim of this study was to investigate the nutritional status of zinc using serum zinc and dietary zinc intake in a series of children with chronic dis [....]

Keynote Speaker for Obesity World Conference - Satish Kumar David
Keynote presentation
Title : Engaging the future research in diabetes and endocrine with creative intelligence
Satish Kumar David , King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

The Future is not tomorrow and next week, the Future is now. According to the World Economic Forum, Creativity is one of the top three skills needed in this Century. Creativity is the Future of every other aspect of life. Every field and sector need Creativity to thrive effective [....]

Keynote Speaker for World Obesity Congress 2021 - Renata Machado Pinto
Keynote presentation
Title : Pediatric Endogenous obesity: when to suspect endocrine or genetic causes?
Renata Machado Pinto, Universidade Federal de Goias, Brazil

Obesity is a condition with a multifactorial etiology, influenced by genetic, epigenetic, endocrine-metabolic, and behavioral factors. In about 95% of cases, obesity is called “common”, “exogenous,” or “polygenic.” For exogenous obesity to o [....]

Organizing Committee Member for Obesity Conference 2021 - Huang Wei Ling
Keynote presentation
Title : Is there any correlation between diabetes and obesity ?
Huang Wei Ling, Medical Acupuncture and Pain Management Clinic, Brazil

Introduction: The majority of the studies that we have nowadays are saying about obesity as one of the causes of formation of diabetes or the complication of diabetes due to insulin intake. But in this article, the author will show a different point of view about the formation of [....]

Speaker for Obesity World Conference - Sammie Mak
Oral presentation
Title : Addressing the Obesity Epidemic on Acute Medical Hospital Admissions within the National Health Service (NHS)
Sammie Mak, Northern Care Alliance NHS Trust, UK

Introduction: Obesity is a common, chronic condition, its prevalence rapidly rising, which carries significant morbidity and mortality as well as health economic burdens (1). Hospital admission provides an opportunistic occasion to discuss benefits of losing weight to our gr [....]

Speaker for Obesity World Conference - Liang Zheng
Oral presentation
Title : Association between four non-insulin-based indexes of insulin resistance and hypertension with hyperuricemia in elderly people in Shanghai, China
Liang Zheng, Tongji University School of Medicine, China

Objective. To compare the association between hypertension with hyperuricemia (HTN-HUA) with four non-insulin-based insulin resistance indicators, including the product of glucose and triglycerides (TyG index), TyG index with BMI (TyG-BMI), the ratio of triglycerides divided by H [....]

Speaker for Obesity World Conference - Aboubakr Elnashara
Oral presentation
Title : Obesity and gynecological cancer
Aboubakr Elnashar, Benha university Hospital, Egypt

An increasing number of women are obese. Several meta-analyses have studied the association between obesity and gynecological cancer and the effect of weight loss interventions on these outcomes. The proposed associations in previous meta-analyses could be causal but could also b [....]

Keynote Speaker for World Obesity Congress 2021- Yacob Mathai
oral presentation
Title : Bodyweight never causes back pain, neck pain, or disc prolapse
Yacob Mathai, Marma Health Centre, India

Sumo wrestlers who weigh 350 kgs do not feel back pain, whereas lean people are found to develop back or neck pains. Pain in the neck is said to be caused by body weight. Even If we try to reduce the body weight, the reduction in the weight of the head will be only marginal.  [....]

Speaker for Obesity World Conference - Vaijayanthi Kanabur
Oral presentation
Title : Obesity and food choice: Free will Vs forced choice
Vaijayanthi Kanabur, Smt. VHD Central Institute of Home Science, India

Eating behaviors are extremely complex. The food decision making process draws upon concepts and theories related to decision-making, family and community interaction, agriculture and food systems, ecology, in addition to individual factors. Food choice decisions often focus on w [....]

Speaker for Obesity World Conference - Ranakishor Pelluri
Oral presentation
Title : The role of body mass index causing depression in women: An observation from weight reduction trial
Ranakishor Pelluri, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education & Research, India

Background: Depression is much prevalent in Women than men. Obesity and depression are leading causes of both physical and mental disability and the link between these disorders had not explored well. In view of this, in the present study we aimed to investigate the association b [....]

Speaker for Obesity World Conference - Onimawo Ignatius Akhakhia
Oral presentation
Title : Obesity and Body Composition of Young Adults (Students) in a Nigerian University
Onimawo Ignatius Akhakhia , Ambrose Alli University, Nigeria

The study was designed to assess the body mass index (BMI) and body composition in order to predict the prevalence of under weight and obesity among the students in Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine of Imo State University, Owerri, Imo state. A cross sectional study [....]

Speaker for Obesity  Conference - Zane Luksti?a
Oral presentation
Title : Comparative analysis of different anthropometric indicators of obesity and obesity-related diseases
Zane Lukstina, University of Latvia, Latvia

Obesity and obesity-related diseases are among the leading causes of mortality in middle and high-income countries. Despite the large volume of data collected worldwide the most cost effective, efficient and accurate methods and/or indicators for obesity evaluation remain unknown [....]

Speaker for World Obesity Conference - Zaid Al-Attar
Oral presentation
Title : Anemia prevalence among overweight/obese patients. A cross-sectional study
Zaid Al-Attar, Al-Kindy College of Medicine / University of Baghdad, Iraq

Introduction: The World Health Organization considers anemia to be a worldwide public health issue. Weight gain may cause low-grade systemic inflammation and an increase in hepcidin, which causes iron to be sequestered in various cells such as macrophages, liver cells, and entero [....]

Speaker for Obesity World Conference - Juliana Pulsena Cunha
Oral presentation
Title : Meditation and Nutritional status
Juliana Pulsena Cunha, Federal University of Goias, Brazil

Overweight is influenced by several factors such as lifestyle, genetics,  social class and education, but also psychological and psychiatric factors.  Those people usually have their body image affected, causing them to have a problematic relationship with their own bod [....]

Speaker for Obesity World Conference - Adryana Cordeiro
Oral presentation
Title : Nutritional status of vitamin d and metabolic associated fatty liver disease in individuals with obesity classified according edmonton obesity staging system
Adryana Cordeiro , University of Porto,Portugal

Worldwide, obesity is considered a major public health problem. In the last four decades, its prevalence has tripled, currently affecting more than 650 million individuals, about 13% of the world population. Considered one of the major risk factors for chronic noncommunicable dis [....]

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