Weight Recidivism Collaborative (MD/IH): Develop an understanding of the underlying mechanisms for weight regain. Define the role of exercise, nutritional, behavioral and medicinal interventions in treating patients with weight regain.

Course Objectives:

  • Attendees will understand the role of the multidisciplinary team to best treat weight regain after bariatric surgery.
  • Attendees will understand the underlying mechanisms for weight regain.
  • Define the role of exercise, nutritional, behavioral and medicinal interventions in treating patients with weight regain.

8:00am Dietary Causes of Weight Regain, Recidivism and Partial Treatment Effect
Susan Cummings, MS RD
8:20am Behavioral Causes of Weight Regain, Recidivism and Partial Treatment Effect
Kelli Friedman, PhD
8:40am Surgical Causes of Weight Regain, Recidivism and Partial Treatment Effect
Samer Mattar, MD
9:00am Behavioral Interventions
Rachel Goldman, PhD
9:20am Pharmaceutical Interventions for maintenence therapy
Angela Fitch, MD
9:40am Incretin effect after metabolic surgery and diabetes recidivism management
Jens Juul Holst, MD
10:00am Break
10:30am Endoscopic Interventions
Erik Wilson, MD
10:50am Surgical Interventions
Eric DeMaria, MD
11:10am Medical Interventions
John Morton, MD MPH FACS
11:30am Discussion, Q&A
12:00pm Adjourn