HYBRID EVENT: You can participate in person at Baltimore, Maryland, USA or Virtually from your home or work.
Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - F Buck Willis
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 nonobese adults). Obesity is comorbid with Pre-Diabetes (PDM), which affects over 500 million people worldwide, and the expens [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Charles P Lambert
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
Charles P Lambert, Lambert Relentless R&D, LLC, United States

It has previously been shown that consistent somewhat prolonged exercise (60 min per day) can substantially improve peripheral insulin sensitivity.  In a similar vain, this exercise, if diet is maintained at the pre-exercise level as well as macronutrient composition, this w [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Russell Rising
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
Russell Rising, D & S Consulting Services Inc, USA, United States

Background: Previously, 24-hour resting metabolic rate (RMR) or exercise energetics (EX) were determined utilizing metabolic carts, with typical measurement durations from 30 to 45-minutes, respectively (Balci et al, 2021; Guerrero et al, 2020). Major disadvantages of meta [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Andrzej Bissinger
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
Andrzej Bissinger, Medical University of Lodz, Poland

Cardiac autonomic neuropathy (CAN) is a frequent but underdiagnosed complication of obesity and diabetes mellitus. It has a strong influence on various cardiac disorders, including myocardial ischemia and infarction, hypertension, orthostatic hypotension, heart failure, and arrhy [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Ashok Sharma
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
Ashok Sharma, Apollo Hospital, India

Study Design Aim: Effectiveness of indigenous Indian methods on obesity management Background: Obesity management utilizing Indian traditional medicines like Siddha, Ayurveda, and Varma are utilized in weight reduction and helps in achieving a brisk, and healthy life. By b [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Arvind Bhaktavatsala
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Arvind Bhaktavatsala, AMD Pvt Ltd, India

Due to the availability of a large amount of data on Type1 Diabetes(T1D) and their variety, artificial intelligence (AI) techniques are increasingly being adopted in decision support systems for insulin therapy. Some of the state-of-the-art methodologies using AI and continuous g [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Benedict Mutebi Ginda
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Benedict Mutebi Ginda, Living Well with Diabetes, Graceful Aging Uganda, Uganda

Obesity,Diabetes and Hypertension are among the Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) affecting the developed and the developing world. but evidence shows that 15 million of all deaths attributed to NCDs occur between the ages of 30 and 69 years. The predisposing factors include modif [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Akhila Harinarayan
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Akhila Harinarayan, Information Services Group (ISG), India

The probable risk of getting diabetes or being diagnosed with diabetes is a difficult situation for any patient as they must deal with the associated complications and lifestyle changes caused by the disease. Science has progressed a lot in dealing with these complications and in [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Mohammed Najmadden
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Mohammed Najmadden, Al-Kitab University, Iraq

Background: this study investigates the correlation between different adiposity metrics, such as total body adiposity (measured by body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC)). with Insulin, Hepcidin, Ferritin, and glucose. Aim of the study the relationships between Insuli [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Allison Insunza
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Allison Insunza, California State University, United States

At CSULB, we have implemented an eight-week series that helps students overcome conflicts with their bodies. Not only have we seen immediate improvements in self-compassion, self-judgment, isolation, mindfulness, and preoccupation with their body image; this impact has been susta [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Angela Conte
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Angela Conte, California State University , United States

At CSULB, we have implemented an eight-week series that helps students overcome conflicts with their bodies. Not only have we seen immediate improvements in self-compassion, self-judgment, isolation, mindfulness, and preoccupation with their body image; this impact has been susta [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Nivedita Mohanty
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Nivedita Mohanty, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, United States

Introduction: In the United States, the prevalence of unhealthy weight among children has increased significantly, especially in communities served by Community Health Centers (CHCs). Families receiving primary care at CHCs face systemic and structural inequities that introduce b [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Michelle Petties
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Michelle Petties, Brand New Now Press, United States

In this transformative journey, I share three invaluable elements that were once inconceivable to me: Peace around food, Pride in my body's appearance, and the Power to resist tempting culinary delights deeply rooted in my familial and cultural history. As a food and sugar ad [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Priscilla Guerrero Camarena
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Priscilla Guerrero Camarena, Universidad Iberoamericana, Dominican Republic

Objective: Analyze psychiatric comorbidities in patients with obesity undergoing pre- operative assessment for bariatric surgery, at the “Centro de Neurociencias Dr. Hector E. Guerrero Heredia”, January 2018 to October 2023. Methods: Patient data was obtained thr [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Evgeny Pokushalov
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Evgeny Pokushalov, Scientific research laboratory, United States

Background: Addressing the global obesity crisis requires new strategies, including exploring the role of dietary fibers in weight management among individuals with specific obesity-related genetic polymorphisms. Objective: To determine the impact of glucomannan, inulin, and p [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Richmond Essieku
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Richmond Essieku, Texas Tech University, United States

Background - Finding pharmacological targets for the treatment and prevention of obesity has gained more attention as a result of the significant burden that obesity places on patients and the healthcare system. This involves understanding the biological mechanisms that contribut [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Cleanne Martins Silva
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Cleanne Martins Silva, GASTROMED – Advanced Medicine Clinic, Brazil

Introduction: Obesity is a chronic and multifactorial disease that affects more than 2.2 billion people worldwide. Treatment options for obesity have expanded significantly and include lifestyle changes, pharmacotherapy, endoscopic bariatric therapies, and bariatric surgery. O [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Sentsova T B
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Sentsova T B , Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Russian Federation

Background:  Polymorphism of genes that regulate fat metabolism in obese patients can be considered as of the predictors effectiveness of diet therapy. Aim: The study was to investigate the genetic predictors of standard low-calorie diet at different polymorphic variations A [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2024 - Elamari saloua
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Elamari saloua, UM6SS, Morocco

Introduction: The clinical manifestations of hypothalamic obesity mainly include severe obesity, accompanied by eating, social, and cognitive disturbances. It can be either genetic or acquired, and there is no specific treatment available. Case report: We followed two children [....] » Read More

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