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”