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Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Vaclav Bunc
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
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 [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Deshanie Rai
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
Deshanie Rai, OmniActive Health Technologies, United States

Performance nutrition and weight management remains one of the most popular categories in health food and supplement markets globally. While this category was originally focused on products tailored for elite athletes and bodybuilders, it has expanded into mainstream markets. Con [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Rosalin D Bueta
Oral Presentation
Rosalin D Bueta, University of Makati, Philippines

This paper, using a descriptive style, focuses on student’s status of health and well-being. The paper aimed to institute a concrete evidence of students’ health status as basis for monitoring every phase of progress and future interventions. Cluster sampling was used [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Jerome Chelliah
Oral Presentation
Jerome Chelliah, HerMD Cincinnati, United States

Flibanserin is a multifunctional serotonergic (5-HT) medication that acts as a 5-HT1A receptor agonist and 5-HT2A receptor antagonist. Findings from in vitro studies suggest it decreases serotonin and increases dopamine and norepinephrine activity in select regions of the cerebra [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Lilian Landin
Oral Presentation
Lilian Landin, Clinical Psychologist, Brazil

Stress symptoms such as anxiety, depression, nervousness and the habit of eating when emotional problems are present are common in patients with obesity (Abeso, 2016). The objective of this research was to raise the level of stress in 136 patients with obesity in the preparatory [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Leslie Ruffalo
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Leslie Ruffalo, Medical College of Wisconsin, United States

The prevalence of overweight and obesity remains stubbornly high in US children, adolescents, and adults and persists as a major public health concern. Weight-management efforts in the primary care setting can lead to unforeseen complications, including weight cycling and its det [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Brenda Hoehn
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Brenda Hoehn, ProCare Health, United States

Help others by facilitating a Support Group! Some patients report that a support group helps them achieve long-term success in their weight loss by helping them to maintain weight and keep it from coming back. Being able to hear what other patients have gone through and are exper [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Laura Weiner Kiser
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Laura Weiner Kiser, Change By Challenge, United States

Knowing what, when and how to eat to be healthy is insanely frustrating. All anyone wants is a guide for what to eat and what not to eat so they can live happily ever healthy….. But it’s not that simple, knowing isn’t enough. In today’s culture there is a [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Isao Eto
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Isao Eto, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States

Introduction It is well established now that (1) the risks of various types of cancer are significantly higher in obesity and/or type 2 diabetes. It is also well established now that (2} the risks of various types of cancer are significantly lower in caloric restriction. The [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Jennifer Bourbonnais
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Jennifer Bourbonnais, Lifestyle Nutrition and Wellness, United States

This subject matter focuses on one of the psychological or behavioral perspectives into obesity. Many people who need to lose weight know what they need to do but have trouble doing what they know because they are using food to cope with life feelings and events. During this pres [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Mao Qiang Man
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Mao Qiang Man, Southern Medical University, China

Epidermal function is associated with some systemic conditions, including obesity, diabetes and renal disease. In children, transepidermal water loss rates are higher in overweight than normal weight individuals. Likewise, subjects with body mass index (BMI) over 40 display a hig [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Andrzej Bissinger
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Andrzej Bissinger, Medical University of Lodz, Poland

Obesity has been a health problem of growing significance all over the world. Numerous studies showed a relationship between obesity and cardiovascular diseases - like coronary atherosclerosis, myocardial infarction, heart failure, hypertension etc. Also numerous anatomical and f [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Carlos E Mendez
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Carlos E Mendez, Medical College of Wisconsin, United States

Obesity and diabetes disproportionally affect veterans, with estimated rates >41% and 22% respectively, increasing risks for complications and mortality. Moreover, social isolation resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has affected physical and psychological well-being further, [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Ian Bussey
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Ian Bussey, Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center, United States

Background: Tranexamic acid (TXA) is a pharmacologic drug used to reduce blood loss and transfusion requirement in perioperative patients. TXA use is prevalent in trauma, gynecologic, and orthopedic specialties. Heyns et al meta-analysis found 72% reduction of transfusion in pati [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Allison B Reiss
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Allison B Reiss, NYU Long Island School of Medicine, United States

One of the most compelling clinical challenges of our time is the increasing prevalence of obesity and its detrimental effect on the cardiovascular system. The underlying mechanisms through which obesity accelerates atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) are poorly unders [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Paul Motley
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Paul Motley, GoMeasure3D, United States

Introduction The Usefulness of 3D scanning as a measurement aid to anthropometry for research over time incorporates various tools, and provides great benefits when compared to discrete 2D measurements. Traditional methods such as abdominal circumference, skinfold measureme [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Manfred Doepp
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Manfred Doepp, HolisticCenter, Switzerland

In the last 2-3 years, cases with histaminosis have clearly increased. We now call it a people's disease.Histamine is formed by splitting off carbon dioxide (decarboxylation) from the amino acid histidine and is stored in particular in mast cells, basophilic granulocytes and [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Negar Maghsoodi
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Negar Maghsoodi, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust East Surrey Hospital, United Kingdom

Background: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass increases circulating bile acid concentrations, known mediators of postprandial suppression of markers of bone resorption. Long-term data, however, indicate that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass confers an increased risk of bone loss on recipient [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Anna Rita Minafra
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Anna Rita Minafra, Heinrich-Heine-University, Germany

In the last two decades, obesity has been described not only as increase of fat cells caused by excess of nutrients and inactivity but as an inflammatory disease: the transition from healthy lean to obese adipose tissue is accompanied by a chronic low-grade inflammation and immun [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Aboubakr Elnashar
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Aboubakr Elnashar, Benha University Hospital, Egypt

One half of women of reproductive age are either overweight or obese. High prevalence seeking ART. Impact of elevated BMI on IVF outcomes remains somewhat controversial. Obesity is associated with: ovulatory dysfunction, reduced ovarian responsiveness to ovulatory drugs, altered [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Raffaele Pilla
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
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 [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Higinio Mappala
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Higinio Mappala, Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center, Philippines

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most common forms of chronic liver disease which may progress to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Currently there are no therapeutic strategies for such disease. Only lifestyle modification through diet and exercise wer [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Alberto Angel Martin
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Alberto Angel Martin, Industrial University of Santander, Colombia

Purpose: Golden beery (Physalis peruviana L.) is an exotic fruit exported from Colombia to different countries around the world. A review of the literature tends to demonstrate a hypoglycemic effect with an improvement in insulin sensitivity after oral ingestion of fruit extracts [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Martin Kussmann
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Martin Kussmann, Kussmann Biotech GmbH, United States

While parts of the global population still suffer from mal- and under-nutrition, other parts of the population face – at least caloric – overfeeding. In obesity, too many calories are often accompanied by too few micronutrients (malnutrition). The combined public heal [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Jerzy Kotlinowski
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Jerzy Kotlinowski, Jagiellonian University, Poland

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a slowly developing disease that includes a wide range of pathological conditions. In the first stage, NAFLD is characterized by simple hepatic steatosis (NAFL, nonalcoholic fatty liver) that might progress to nonalcoholic steatohepatit [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Ricardo C Cassilhas
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Ricardo C Cassilhas, Federal University of the Valleys of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri, Brazil

Caloric restriction (CR) has been, since the first published studies, the most used non-pharmacological intervention to investigate mechanisms related to aging and longevity. This intervention has shown beneficial results in reduction and incidence of several chronic diseases and [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Dominika Kot
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Dominika Kot, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland

Obesity is one of the most common health problems of the 21st century. The effectiveness of therapeutic methods used for obesity  treatment of is insufficient, which is indicated by the increasing incidence of the disease among the world population. Patients with a specific [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - David M Selva
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
David M Selva, Autonomous University of Barcelona and Ciberdem (ISCIII), Spain

Human sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) is produced by the liver and secreted it into the circulation where it binds androgens and estrogens with high affinity. Therefore, SHBG acts as a carrier of these sex steroids and regulates their bioavailability. Low plasma SHBG levels a [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Mojgan Frootan
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Mojgan Frootan, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

In selected patients with severe obesity, bariatric surgery is associated with more durable and significant weight loss, and improvements in blood pressure and glycemic control compared to non-surgical weight loss methods (1). Gastric bypass (GB) and sleeve gastrectomy (SG) is th [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Tatiana A Korolenko
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Tatiana A Korolenko, Research Institute of Neurosciences and Medicine, Russian Federation

Db/db mice with obesity (carrying a mutation in the gene encoding leptin receptor) show autophagy suppression. Our aim was to evaluate the effect of autophagy inducer trehalose on liver and heart autophagy in db/db mice and to study inflammation dysregulation and the suitability [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Malgorzata Wrzosek
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Malgorzata Wrzosek, Medical University in Warsaw, Poland

Obesity is a complex disease, and genetic background plays an important role in its pathogenesis, apart from environmental factors, such as a high-energy diet and low physical activity. The great person-to-person variation seen in response to an obesogenic environment suggests th [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Nana Takao
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Nana Takao, Kansai Medical University, Japan

Background - We often experience loss of skeletal muscle mass while weight loss. It is going to be useful to find indicators for prevention of skeletal muscle loss. Adiponectin and myostatin are affected through changes in body composition due to weight loss. We examined changing [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Esha Sharma
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Esha Sharma, MDI Gurgaon, India

Gamification has been recognized as one of the effective approach in attracting the attention of the health care consumers, causing behavioral changes. Although its application is widespread, in health care has been associated to several challenges. It has been established in sev [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2022 - Chloe Muntefering
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Chloe Muntefering, University of Wisconsin- Madison, United States

Research Objective: An increasing number of adults with obesity are experiencing poorer mental and physical health outcomes, with annual healthcare expenses expected to top $1.2 trillion by 2025 in global obesity-related diseases. To reduce the annual obesity-related health care [....] » Read More

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