ASO Regional Group – North East Obesity Forum announce their next meeting

The next North East Obesity Forum meeting covering the topic of Weight Loss Surgery takes place on Wednesday 19th October 2016, 4.30-6.30pm at Gateshead Civic Centre.


Speakers and topic titles include:

Dr Yitka Graham - Senior Lecturer in Public Health, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sunderland and Researcher in the Department of General Surgery at City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Trust who will discuss Post-surgical experiences of weight loss surgery, what research tells us

Mr Peter Small - Consultant Surgeon, Directorate of General Surgery, Sunderland Royal Hospital who will discuss What can Weight Loss Surgery achieve and why are Referral Guidelines not followed?

Prof Roy Taylor - Professor of Medicine and Metabolism, MR Centre, Newcastle University who will discuss What can Weight Loss Surgery do to diabetes and other conditions?

Maureen Boyle - Senior Specialist Dietitian (Bariatric Surgery) at NHS, Sunderland Royal Hospital who will discuss Dietary issues for Weight Loss Surgery patients before and after surgery

Registration is free but you must book your place online here

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