The overall objective of the event is to advance individual medical and surgical management of patients with obesity. At the end of the conference, attendees will be able to:
- Describe the human physiology of body weight and body fat regulation.
- Relate how a team approach incorporating different disciplines is essential to good obesity management.
- Discuss the principles of implementing obesity treatment approaches, including diet, physical activity, behavioral therapy, pharmacotherapy and metabolic and bariatric surgery
- Describe current practice in obesity care in the Middle East region.
Healthcare professionals working in clinical practice including: dieticians, nutritionists, diabetes nurses/educators, physiotherapists, physical activity specialists, general practitioners, obesity medicine, exercise physiologists, specialists, internal medicine physicians and other specialists treating obesity related diseases.
Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre
Arabian Gulf St, Kuwait
The Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Cultural Centre is a multidisciplinary public space owned by the Amiri Diwan striving to entertain, educate and inspire the people of Kuwait. The Centre is located on the Gulf Road in the capital Kuwait City. It is the largest cultural center in the Middle East.
Kuwait’s cultural identity has always been rooted in a modern, avant-garde and experimental tradition. We wish to return to this identity at JACC and establish ourselves as the model space for all cultural events and activities, on national, regional and international levels.
Together with Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre, it will form Kuwait’s new national cultural district.