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WOC 2023

Higinio Mappala, Speaker at Weight Management Conferences
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
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

F Buck Willis, Speaker at Obesity Conference
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
F Buck Willis, IUHS School of Medicine, St Kitts, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Obesity in America continues to rise, and the CDC states that “The (annual) medical costs for people who have obesity were $1,429 higher” (than non-obese adults). A longitudinal case/control study of food allergen elimination for obesity reduction (N=94) was conducted [....] » Read More

Jeannette Paxia, Speaker at Obesity Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Jeannette Paxia, Jeannette Paxia Pax Coaching, United States

This presentation is designed for the attendees to implement immediate changes to attain their healthy lifestyle goals. I have based this speech on the steps I used to shed 85 pounds and sustain that healthy lifestyle. I have also used these steps with thousands of clients who ha [....] » Read More

Raheel Siddiqui, Speaker at Weight Management Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Raheel Siddiqui, Motivational Speaker, United States

My name is Raheel Siddiqui.  I am from the Gaithersburg, MD region just outside of Washington D.C.  I recently lost 180 LBS and now a Motivational Speaker.  I am a HUGE advocate for health & fitness.  I was in Men’s Health Magazine TWICE and my local [....] » Read More

Heather C Hamilton, Speaker at Weight Management Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Heather C Hamilton, New Path LLC, United States

Integrated Weight Management Therapy (IWMT) is a fully supported intervention that provides a framework for understanding and working with the key mental health disorders and conditions that contribute to the development of metabolic disorders such as obesity and type II diabetes [....] » Read More

Lorie Loe, Speaker at Obesity Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Lorie Loe, The Sacred Binge, United States

Obesity research and treatment options must not be considered without an effort to understand the profound emotional, spiritual, and physical trauma that accompanies obesity ‘cures.’  Proposed modalities that focus solely on addressing physical appetite, mood dis [....] » Read More

Michelle Petties, Speaker at Obesity Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Michelle Petties, Brand New Now Press, United States

I am not a doctor, scientist, researcher, therapist, or nutritionist. I am a woman who lived with and fought food addiction and obesity for over 40 years. I have absolute clarity and no fear of ever gaining the weight back again. I discovered a truth that a 70-billion-dollar weig [....] » Read More

Kristina Zalnieraite, Speaker at Weight Management Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Kristina Zalnieraite, Kilo Health, Lithuania

Personalized nutrition (PN), also known as precision nutrition, refers to tailored nutritional recommendations aimed at the promotion and maintenance of health, as well as the prevention of diseases. While there are clear general scientific guidelines for healthy eating, differen [....] » Read More

Vitor Alves Marques, Speaker at Weight Management Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Vitor Alves Marques, Federal University of Goias, Brazil

The number of studies involving patients with breast cancer and physical activity has increased in recent years. However, it is still unclear the effects of quality of life during chemotherapy.To analyze in the overweight on psychological aspects in patients with breast cancer. M [....] » Read More

Orly Yona Drori, Speaker at Obesity Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Orly Yona Drori, Bar Ilan University, Israel

The participants will be able to recognize Binge eating addiction (BEA) as a way to escape unbearable feelings and its correlation to personal and environmental characteristics. Our previous study examined Israeli Jewish women coping with this addiction. We suggested that BEA ser [....] » Read More

Som Bahadur Shrestha, Speaker at Obesity Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Som Bahadur Shrestha, Armed Police Force, Nepal

Obesity is a complex disease involving an excessive amount of body fat, usually caused by the consumption of more calories than the body can use. Today, the definition of overweight and obesity are based primarily on measure of height and weight not morbidity. These measures are [....] » Read More

Fakunle Ramotu Rachael A, Speaker at Obesity Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Fakunle Ramotu Rachael A, Bowen University, Nigeria

Background: Physical activity and nutritional status influence the health status and cognition of young adults. Lack of physical activity increases the likelihood of developing obesity which leads to the risk of heart diseases and other risk factors like high blood pressure, high [....] » Read More

Aboubacar Oumar Bangoura, Speaker at Obesity Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Aboubacar Oumar Bangoura, University Gamal Abdel Nasser, Guinea

Dietary fiber has a number of other physiologically beneficial effects interrelated to reduced risk of cancer and heart disease. Soluble fiber can slow the digestion and absorption of carbohydrates, preventing wide swings in blood sugar levels, which aids in the control of diabet [....] » Read More

Yi Hua Chin, Speaker at Weight Management Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Yi Hua Chin, Health Promotion Administration, Taiwan

High body mass index is a major risk factor for mortality, having risen from the 10th risk factor to the 4th risk factor globally in the last three decades, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. The World Health Organization has also identified overweight [....] » Read More

Chanel Michele Swoope, Speaker at Obesity Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Chanel Michele Swoope, Pepperdine University, United States

Childhood obesity and school meal programs continue to be significant public health issue in the United States. Many public schools serve unhealthy meals with loose standards and restrictions monitored by the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). This has led to a growing number [....] » Read More

Nigmatova Lobar Muradovna, Speaker at Obesity Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Nigmatova Lobar Muradovna, Hostel Tashkent state Dental Institute, Uzbekistan

The problem of childhood obesity is laid in early childhood and even in the prenatal period. In this regard, the prevention of obesity should begin antenatally. Promotion and support of breastfeeding is one of the factors in the prevention of obesity in children. Weight correctio [....] » Read More

Tariq Kamal, Speaker at Obesity Conferences 2023
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Tariq Kamal, Anji Liangshan Industrial Operation Service Co., Ltd., China

Shortfin Squid mantle meat alone cannot control obesity, but incorporating it into a healthy and balanced diet can contribute to weight management as it is a low-calorie, high-protein seafood option.The ability to monitor proton dynamics and migration in Argentine Shortfin Squid [....] » Read More

Uma Datta Gupta, Speaker at Obesity Conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Uma Datta Gupta, Interfaith Medical Center, United States

Obesity is defined as BMI (Body Mass Index) of 30 kg/m2 or higher, which is a significant contributor to the rise of health issues, including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). In addition, the treatment of GERD, a well-known obesity-related condition, has increased the cost [....] » Read More

Diaa Rizk, Speaker at Weight Management Conferences
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Diaa Rizk, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain

Introduction and Background: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine condition in infertile women. Studies have shown that PCOS is associated with poor quality of life, anxiety, sadness, dissatisfaction with one's appearance, eating disorders and [....] » Read More

Aisha Abdullah, Speaker at Obesity Conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Aisha Abdullah, Director of Primary Health Care, United Arab Emirates

Childhood obesity is a considerable public health problem worldwide. Situation in UAE:  Childhood obesity is a global phenomenon and the prevalence has been rising among children and adolescents in the past few years. The trend of childhood obesity in the  Unit [....] » Read More

Tasleem Zafar, Speaker at Obesity Conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Tasleem Zafar, Kuwait University, Kuwait

Insulin resistance is a known risk factor for T2DM. Postprandial hyperglycemia is a biomarker of the physiologic handling of the plasma glucose concentration [1]. Reductions in postprandial hyperglycemia is desirable to prevent glycation of hemoglobin, which can lead to micro/mac [....] » Read More

Taibat Motunrayo Oduneye, Speaker at Obesity Conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Taibat Motunrayo Oduneye, university College Hospital, Nigeria

As a fundamental aspect of parenting, serving as a role model is crucial in shaping children's behavior and attitudes. Given the influence of parents on their children's health behaviors, it is important to understand how parents' eating habits impact their children&# [....] » Read More

Martin Kussmann, Speaker at world obesity conferences
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Martin Kussmann, Kussmann Biotech GmbH, United States

Nutritional clinical trials in diabetes and obesity nutrition should explore, test, and validate nutritional solutions to improve human metabolic health. These solutions can come in the form of (micro-)nutrients, bioactives, (functional) ingredients, diets, or supplements1.  [....] » Read More

Renea Paulsen, Speaker at Obesity Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Renea Paulsen, Renea Paulsen LLC, United States

Keynote / Secrets to Kicking Food Cravings from a Recovered Food & Sugar Addict: Renea Paulsen aka The Sugar Detox Coach is a recovered food and sugar addict that has lost over 120 pounds and helped countless women kick food cravings, lose weight and feel fabulous for good! [....] » Read More

Sanniya Nanda, Speaker at Obesity Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Sanniya Nanda, Rainbow Pediatrics, United States

The adoption of healthful lifestyles by families can result in a reduction of obesity. Pediatricians should use a longitudinal, developmentally appropriate life-course approach to help identify children early on the path to obesity and base prevention efforts on families. The obe [....] » Read More

 Laura Weiner Kiser, Speaker at Weight Management Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Laura Weiner Kiser, Change By Challenge- Step Into Your Healthiest Self, United States

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

 Emilie Beauchemin, Speaker at Weight Management Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Emilie Beauchemin, University of Ottawa, Canada

Eating disorders (ED) greatly affect parents, these parents being forced by society and the psychiatric institution to play a determining role in the recovery of their child's disease. The objective of this ongoing doctoral research aims to explore and understand the experie [....] » Read More

Manfred Doepp, Speaker at Obesity Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Manfred Doepp, HolisticCenter, Switzerland

Mammals and humans have white and brown fat. The brown fat has special properties. It stores heat instead of calories. The heat is produced in the mitochondria when ATP is not produced, but heat is. How to activate this process? It is mainly coolness and cold, which stimulates th [....] » Read More

Tatiana A Korolenko, Speaker at Weight Management Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Tatiana A Korolenko, Research Institute of Neurosciences and Medicine, Russian Federation

Autophagy attenuation has been found in aging, obesity, neurodegenerative diseases, diabetes mellitus. In experimental models of neurodegenerative diseases, the correction of autophagy in the brain reverses neuronal and behavioral deficits and hence seems to be a promising therap [....] » Read More

Shilpi Goel, Speaker at Obesity Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Shilpi Goel, Nutrishilp, India

With the increasing rate of obesity, researchers worldwide have dug into the emotional cause of obesity. 'Low self-esteem is cited as the leading root cause of obesity, leading to all other symptoms like low metabolism, sedentary lifestyle, wrong eating behaviour, etc. Happin [....] » Read More

Alicja Lidia Korpysz, Speaker at Weight Management Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Alicja Lidia Korpysz, Children's Memorial Health Institute, Poland

IUGR refers to child with too low birth weigt and/or lenght (<-2SD) compared to gestational age, for gender and population. Insulin resistance is a metabolic disorder which can associate IUGR children. A number of gene polimorphisms were found: INSVNTR, PPARγ2/Pro12 Ala, [....] » Read More

Kiana Yau, Speaker at Obesity Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Kiana Yau, University of British Columbia, Canada

Background: Mobile apps have been increasingly incorporated into healthy behavior promotion interventions targeting childhood obesity. However, their effectiveness remains unclear. Objective: This paper aims to conduct a systematic review examining the effectiveness of mobile ap [....] » Read More

Rohan Suri, Speaker at Obesity Conferences 2023
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Rohan Suri, Rainbow Pediatrics, United States

Childhood obesity is a serious problem in the United States, putting children and adolescents at risk for poor health. Obesity prevalence among children and adolescents aged 2-19 years in 2017-2020 was 19.7% and affected about 14.7 million children and adolescents. The percentage [....] » Read More

Henrik Gudbergsen, Speaker at Obesity Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Henrik Gudbergsen, Embla Aps, Denmark

Background Embla Aps was established to improve access to effective, sustainable, and cost-effective management of obesity. Embla’s medically supervised digital program provides a scalable solution through our purpose-built application and approach combining medical trea [....] » Read More

Elena Cagnazzi, Speaker at Obesity Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Elena Cagnazzi, Spedali Civili Brescia University Affiliated Hospital, Italy

Introduction Since the beginning of 2019, a protocol for videolaryngoscopic intubation has been developed in our department. The key elements of the protocol were:  A comprehensive explanation for patients .  A dexmedetomide-based sedation w [....] » Read More

Chileka Chiyanika, Speaker at Weight Management Conferences
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Chileka Chiyanika, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Background Obesity and its comorbidities have been increasing at an alarming rate and have thus become a major public health concern worldwide. Recently, brown adipose tissue activation (BAT) and white adipose tissue (WAT) browning have emerged as potential targets for combati [....] » Read More

Victor Kaufusi, Speaker at Obesity Conferences
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Victor Kaufusi, BYU Hawaii, United States

Over the past two decades, the quality of the Tongan American diet has become of increasing concern to researchers, health professionals, and within the Tongan American communities. Obesity rates have increased among this population in the last 20 years, and obesity is now consid [....] » Read More

Jasmine J Mosley, Speaker at Obesity Conferences
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Jasmine J Mosley, Baylor University, United States

With a lack of consistency in the pediatric primary care provider, the use of pediatric overweight and obesity screening and the diagnosis and initiation of treatment planning for this vulnerable population is unmatched by the rising rate of the obesity epidemic. This project aim [....] » Read More

Sanniya Nanda, Speaker at Obesity Conference
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Sanniya Nanda, Rainbow Pediatrics, United States

In the U.S., an estimated 1 in 5 adolescents between the ages of 12 and 19 have the disease of obesity. Obesity in adolescents is influenced by a variety of factors that include genetics, socioeconomic and environmental factors. This serious, chronic, progressive and misunderstoo [....] » Read More

Xiaodong Jing, Speaker at Obesity Conference
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Xiaodong Jing, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, China

Objective: Sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) is a bioactive sphingosine with antiatherosclerotic effects. The incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) increased significantly among women after menopause. We explored the relationship between plasma S1P levels and the occurrence and s [....] » Read More

Liang Zheng, Speaker at Weight Management Conferences
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Liang Zheng, Tongji University School of Medicine, China

Background: Metabolic syndrome (MetS), a clustering of traditional cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF), is currently one of the major global public health burdens. However, the association between MetS and non-traditional CVRF represented by uric acid (UA), homocysteine (HCY) and [....] » Read More

Alyssa Haag, Speaker at Obesity Events
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Alyssa Haag, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine, United States

Background: Obesity is a serious issue in the United States, affecting 14.4 million children and adolescents. Proper nutrition is essential to improve their long term health outcomes. This study ultimately aims to address gaps in current pediatric nutrition education and empower [....] » Read More

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