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American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP): Annual Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium

  1. 1. Ea ME 30 rn H C up ou to rs Oct. 24-25 Obesity Medicine Certification Review Course for the ABOM Exam Oct. 26-28 Obesity Course with Breakout Tracks to Customize CurriculumOct. 24 - 28, 2012 | The Peabody Orlando | Florida American Society of Bariatric Physicians™ TM
  2. 2. About ASBPPlan Your Stay in Orlando at Table of Contents Founded in 1950, ASBP ( is the oldest medical association dedicated to the treatment of obesity and associated Destination Information.......2 diseases. ASBP is a collaborative organization that provides its members practical information and business tools to implement Hotel Information.................7 a successful medical bariatric practice. The society is committed to offering the best practices and most comprehensive clinical Obesity Medicine Certification approaches for medical treatment through its education, Review Course.......................8 advocacy and member development. Many ASBP members are recognized as experts in the field of obesity medicine. Obesity Course......................10 Copyright About ASBP Membership.....15 ©2012 by the American Society of Bariatric Physicians. All rights reserved. Materials may not be reproduced or translated Membership without written permission. Contact ASBP at 303.770.2526 or Application............................16 to request permission. Call for Abstracts..................18 Advertising Disclaimer Under a policy approved by the ASBP Executive Committee and Early Registration Offer........19 Exhibitor/Advertiser Review Committee, commercial companies may apply to advertise in society publications. Approval does Spring 2013: Save the Date...21 not imply ASBP’s endorsement or official recognition of particular products and/or services. Schedule-at-a-Glance...........22 Program Note Please note this program is subject to change. Symposium Sponsors............22 Symposium Registration...........................23 Connect to ASBP Interested in keeping up with the latest updates from ASBP? Subscribe today to the ASBP RSS Feed (under “News” on or follow @ASBP_ORG on Twitter. Also, ASBP members may join the conversation and connect to the ASBP Group on LinkedIn. Remember to Tweet about what you are learning, who you are meeting and why your peers should be at the ASBP 62nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium with the Twitter hashtag: #obesitymedicine Photo Credit: VisitOrlando© 62nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium |2| American Society of Bariatric Physicians™ 62nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium |3| American Society of Bariatric Physicians™
  3. 3. American Society of Bariatric Physicians™ 2821 S. Parker Road, Ste. 625 l Aurora, CO 80014-2735 Phone: 303.770.2526 l Fax: 303.779.4834 l TM Executive Committee Staff David Bryman, D.O. (President) Laurie Traetow, C.P.A. (Executive Director) Eric Westman, M.D., M.H.S. (President-Elect) Karen Brenning (Office Manager & Membership Coordinator) Deborah Bade Horn, D.O., M.P.H., M.S. (Vice President) Heidi Gordon (Director of Marketing & Communications) Wendy Scinta, M.D., M.S. (Secretary/Treasurer) Dana Mansell (CME Director & Business Manager) Larry Richardson, M.D., F.A.S.B.P. (Chairman) Stacy Schmidt, Ph.D. (Health Director) Anna Vanderkleed (Membership & Exhibit Sales Manager) Trustees Jeffrey Lawrence, M.D., M.S.P.H., Sc.D. (2011-13) Accreditation modern medical Richard Lindquist, M.D., A.B.F.M., F.A.A.S.P. (2010-12) William McCarthy, M.D. (2011-13) ASBP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical products, inc. Craig Primack, M.D., F.A.A.P. (2010-12) Brian Sabowitz, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.P. (2011-13) education (CME) for physicians. Please note the following accreditation statements: Pharmaceuticals, Medical & Surgical Supplies J. Warren Willey, D.O. (2010-12) • ASBP designates this live educational activity Symposium CME Task Force for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1   Harold Seim, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.S.B.P. Credits™. Physicians should claim only theModern Medical Products, Inc. a wholesaler and distributor of all pharmaceutical and medical  (CME Program Director, Chairman) credit commensurate with the extent of their supplies, located in Los Angeles, CA has been a leader in the bariatric industry since 1993.  Craig Primack, M.D., F.A.A.P.   participation in the activity. (Obesity Medicine Certification Review Course Chairman) • Application for CME credit has been filed with Our small and personable staff offers over 50 years of collective experience and dedication,  Crystal Broussard, M.D. the American Academy of Family Physicians. providing only the best and most friendly customer service.  Krishna Doniparthi, M.D. Determination of credit is pending.   Charles Halliman • ASBP has requested that the AOA Council onOur mission is to help our customers logistically manage their needs by offering competitive  Karen Holtmeier, M.P.H., R.D., L.N. Continuing Medical Education approve this Richard Lindquist, M.D., A.B.F.M., F.A.A.S.P. program for 30 credits of AOA Category 2-A CME pricing and a high level of customer satisfaction.  William McCarthy, M.D. credits. Approval is currently pending.   Daisy Merey, M.D., Ph.D. RaeLynn Musick, R.N., B.S.N., F.N.P.C. For more information, please visit our website at or contact us at:  Scott Rigden, M.D., F.A.A.F.P., F.A.S.B.P.   Jennifer Seger, M.D. Joan Temmerman, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.F.P., C.N.S. Phone: (818) 765‐8895  Mary Vernon, M.D., F.A.A.F.P., F.A.S.B.P., C.M.D. Toll Free: (800) 765‐2976  Eric Westman, M.D., M.H.S. Fax: (818) 765‐4921  J. Warren Willey, D.O. Email:  62nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium |5| American Society of Bariatric Physicians™
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  5. 5. Obesity Medicine Certification Review Course Wednesday, Oct. 24: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. NOTE: Italicized times and titles indicate activity is not eligible for CME credit through ASBP. Who Should Attend? 3:30-4 p.m. Question-and-Answer Session 7-8 a.m. Breakfast Q&A 1-1:45 p.m. Gut Hormones in Regulation and • Obesity medicine physicians preparing for the Ask experienced bariatricians about obesity medicine. Treatment of Obesity and Its Co-morbidities American Board of Obesity Medicine examination. 4-4:30 p.m. The Adipocyte (Eric Westman, M.D., M.H.S.) (Inge Ferguson, D.O., F.A.C.O.I.) • Physicians, nurse practitioners and physician • Review the structure and physiology of the fat cell, 8-9 a.m. Endocrine (Jeffrey Sicat, M.D., F.A.C.E.) • Identify the role of ghrelin in obesity assistants interested in incorporating obesity including the effects of adipokines • Identify the ATP III Criteria, WHO Criteria and 2005 International • Identify the hormonal contribution of the small intestine to satiety medicine as part of an existing practice. Diabetes Federation Definition of metabolic syndrome • Review the role of pancreatic hormones in obesity Accreditation Details 4:30-5 p.m. Quality Assurance in a • Review the pathophysiology, etiology and prevalence of insulin resistance • ASBP designates this live educational activity for Bariatric Office (Ethan Lazarus, M.D.) • Review the metabolic complications and diseases as- 1:45-3:15 p.m. Pharmacotherapy a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. • Learn how to recognize and manage weight bias sociated with insulin resistance (Ayaz Virji, M.D., F.A.A.F.P.) • Application for CME credit has been filed with • Discuss office policies and protocols related to obesity care • Review treatment options • Discuss mechanisms of actions, indications, contraindications the American Academy of Family Physicians. • Introduce Physician Personal Health Behaviors and side effects of currently approved anti-obesity agents Determination of credit is pending. (role modeling) 9-10 a.m. Behavior and Long-term Relapse • ASBP has requested that the AOA Council on • Discuss “off-label” use of other medications for obesity treatment Prevention: Part 1 (Machiel Kennedy, M.D.) • Discuss a variety of drug combinations for obesity treatment Continuing Medical Education approve this 5-6 p.m. Physical Activity • Perform a comprehensive behavioral assessment program for 13 credits of AOA Category 2-A CME (Deborah Bade Horn, D.O., M.P.H., M.S.) • Tailor individual treatment and target problem areas 3:15-3:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Break credits. Approval is currently pending. • Review the differences among physical activity, exercise for change and non-exercise activity thermogenesis • Use tools to assess readiness for change and 3:45-4:30 p.m. Diet (Chris Melby, Dr.P.H.) 1-2 p.m. Health Consequences of Obesity • Review basic science of musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology resistance, including the Transtheoretical Model • Review and compare the various types of diets used to(Allen Rader, M.D., F.A.S.B.P.) • Review the evidence involving physical activity and its • Understand and employ basic motivational treat the bariatric patient • Review the health consequences of obesity role in weight loss and weight maintenance interviewing techniques • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages to various diets • Discuss genetic, cultural and lifestyle/behavioral causes of obesity • Review the role of non-weight-related benefits of an ac- • Be familiar with different types of behavioral therapy • Discuss the necessary precautions in the use of various diets • Review obesity-related co-morbid conditions, such as dia- tive lifestyle, including a significant reduction of coronary and a lifestyle approach • Use the reviewed information to develop an individual-betes, sleep apnea, cancers, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, artery disease and all-cause mortality • Understand the efficacy of meal replacements for ized dietary weight-loss programgallbladder disease and psychosocial aspects of obesity • Review basic risks involved with exercise weight loss and maintenance 4:30-5:30 p.m. Surgery2-2:30 p.m. Central Nervous System Regulation of • Understand the critical components of maintenance 6 p.m. Question-and-Answer-Session (Thomas W. Clark, M.D., F.A.C.S., M.S.)Weight (Richard Lindquist, M.D., A.B.F.M., F.A.A.S.P.) 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open • Explain the post-operative anatomy and its impact on nutrition• Identify and understand roles of orexigens and anorexigens • Identify appropriate laboratory evaluation of post-operative patients• Review the role of the melanocortin receptor in obesity Prepare for the 10-10:30 a.m. Exhibit Hall Break • Review vitamin deficiencies and replacement therapies for each• Describe the balance between orexigens and anorexigens ABOM 2012 • Identify immediate post-operative complications• Discuss the right-brain theory of obesity Certification Exam 10:30-11 a.m. Behavior and Long-term Relapse • Review medication adjustments post-operatively Attending the entire Orlando conference will Prevention: Part 2 (Machiel Kennedy, M.D.) • Review long-term post-operative complications and therapy2:30-3:30 p.m. Childhood & Adolescent Obesity fulfill the live continuing medical education (CME)(Wendy Scinta, M.D., M.S.) requirement for the American Board of Obesity 11 a.m.-Noon Nutrition (Chris Melby, Dr.P.H.) 5:30-6 p.m. Evaluation of Obesity• Review age-related components in diagnosis, including Medicine (ABOM) examination. However, you must • Review the basic terms and concepts of daily (Christina Franco, M.D.)use of body mass index (BMI) charts and discussions with register for the Orlando conference prior to the ABOM energy requirements • Review the components of a bariatric history and physical examparents; lab evaluation; special elements of family, past medi- application final deadline of Sept. 14 in order to make • Review the function, significant food sources, relevant • Review relevant laboratory and diagnostic tests for bariatric patientscal history and review of systems; and physical examination these credits valid for the 2012 ABOM examination. deficiency and excess symptoms of the macronutrients Simply present confirmation of payment and • Provide a diagnostic reference guide for new bariatricians• Discuss most common age-specific co-morbidities (carbohydrate, protein and fat) and micronutrients• Discuss most commonly seen age-specific co-morbidities intent-to-attend documentation to ABOM (vitamins and minerals) 6 p.m. Question-and-Answer Sessionand their relationship to coding for reimbursement along with the other application • Review several areas of nutrition essential for every requirements. 6-7:30 p.m. Poster Session & Exhibit Hall Reception• Discuss evidence-based treatment for pediatric obesity with bariatric practiceresource recommendations for practitioners, obese children Current research and clinical data posters will be on displayand families Noon-1 p.m. Exhibit Hall Lunch and presenters will be available to discuss their posters. 62nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium |8| American Society of Bariatric Physicians™ 62nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium |9| American Society of Bariatric Physicians™
  6. 6. Obesity Course NOTE: Italicized times and titles indicate activity is not eligible Friday, Oct. 26: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. for CME credit through ASBP. Who Should Attend? 10:30-11:15 a.m. Breakout Tracks: Session 1 B: Obesity in the Older Patient B: Writing an Exercise Prescription: The Basics • Obesity medicine physicians, nurse practitioners A: Cardiovascular Outcome Trials (William McCarthy, M.D.) (Deborah Bade Horn, D.O., M.P.H., M.S., assist- and physician assistants. (Ed J. Hendricks, M.D., F.A.S.B.P.) This presentation will review obesity and associated ed by Megan Simmons, M.S., A.S.C.M., H.F.S.) • Practitioners interested in developing an obesity Following reports of the Sibutramine Cardiovascular risks in the older patient, including controversies such This interactive workshop includes pre-participation medicine practice. Outcomes Trial (SCOUT), the FDA has begun to require as the "obesity paradox," and review various options assessment, prescription, monitoring and resources Accreditation Details Cardiovascular Outcome Trials (CVOTs) for new weight- for treatment. needed to help individuals from this unique popula- • ASBP designates this live educational activity for loss drugs. Sibutramine was taken off-market as a result tion overcome their barriers to exercise. Learn about a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. C: Medical Insurance, Health Care Reform & CMS- of SCOUT, but further analysis of the data suggests this specific options for your patients that you can use in • Application for CME credit has been filed with Are They in Your Future? (Marcia Cox, L.U.T.C.F.) the American Academy of Family Physicians. was inappropriate. Design and analysis of CVOTs will be your office on Monday. discussed along with potential pitfalls. Potential impacts This presentation will cover the most current informa- Determination of credit is pending. tion specific to medical insurance and reimburse- C: "Help Me, Doc, My Weight Quit Falling! What • ASBP has requested that the AOA Council on on the future of obesity treatment and on new drug discovery and development will be reviewed. ments, what changes in Health Care Reform (a.k.a. Can I Do?” (W. Allen Rader, M.D., F.A.S.B.P.) Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 17 credits of AOA Category 2-A CME Affordable Care Act) you can expect in 2013 and 2014, A frustrating time for patients and obesity medicine credits. Approval is currently pending. B: Affordability of Weight Loss - Is it Possible and what bariatricians need to know about working specialists is when the patient quits losing. This talk will to Lose Weight if Someone is Poor? with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). display multiple clinic examples of using graphs for pa-6:30-7:15 a.m. Patient-centered Physical Activity: (Krishna Doniparthi, M.D.) tient weight-loss progress to determine the causes of andLevel 1 - The Basics (Deborah Bade Horn, D.O., M.P.H.) This lecture is a comparison on the cost analysis of 12:15-1:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Lunch interventions for barriers in weight-loss control. A bariatricAn introduction to stability balls, resistance tubing and creating a nutritional program for someone with a low 1:30-2:30 p.m. Measuring Adiposity in Patients: differential diagnosis will be presented to evaluate failuresstretch straps so that you can help your patients adopt income or otherwise and who is micro- and macro- The Utility of Body Mass Index, Percent Body in progress at different stages of weight control. Variousphysical activity into their treatment. nutrient complete. Fat, Leptin & Dopaminergic Intake as Evaluated motivational talks for patient care will be shared.7:15-8 a.m. Networking Breakfast with C: Bariatric Lab Tests (J. Warren Willey, D.O.) by the P300 (Eric Braverman, M.D.) 5:15-6 p.m. Breakout Tracks: Session 4Experienced Bariatricians Obesity medicine specialists can use a variety of labora- An accurate measurement of adiposity is an important A: Oral Abstract SessionsEnjoy networking with members of the ASBP Board of tory tests, such as low-density lipoprotein (LDL) particle parameter to measure in obese patients. This presenta- Submitted abstracts will be selected for oral presentation.Trustees, current and past ASBP leaders and American size, inflammatory measures and food allergy testing, tion will discuss the use of dual-energy X-ray absorptiom-Board of Obesity Medicine diplomates who can provide to help optimize their practices and patients’ outcomes. etry (DXA), leptin levels and P300 amplitude in providing B: Gender Differences in Weight Losspractical clinical advice and feedback. This session will cover some of the many possibilities a precise characterization of adiposity and better (Erin Chamberlin-Snyder, M.D., F.A.A.F.P.) available in laboratory testing in obesity medicine. management of obesity. This workshop will discuss the differences in male and8-9 a.m. The "5 As" of Obesity Management female brain structures’ responses to food stimuli and(Arya Sharma, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.C.) 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Breakout Tracks: Session 2 2:30-3:30 p.m. Fat Reform: Obesity, Food Politics hormone activity as evidenced by genetic studies andBehavioral scientists have long suggested a framework for A: What Can You Do to Help the Difficult, and the Perils of Dietary Carbohydrates human positron emission tomography (PET) scans.behavioral counseling known as the "5 A’s": ask, advise, Non-responding Patient? (Jeffry Gerber, M.D., F.A.A.F.P.) Participants will explore possible strategies in behaviorassess, assist and arrange. This presentation will provide in- (Scott Rigden, M.D., F.A.A.F.P., F.A.S.B.P.) This talk will focus on the metabolic pathways regulating modification based on gender differences to promoteformation on these core principles of obesity management. All bariatricians have had the frustrating experience food and hunger, including why all macronutrients are weight loss and maintenance. of giving maximum effort to help a patient with no not created equal.9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open C: Doing Very-low-calorie Diet (VLCD) on results. In some cases, it seems the patients body 3:30 - 4:15 p.m. Exhibit Hall Break violates the first law of thermodynamics. This talk a Shoestring (Robert Smythe, M.D.)9-10 a.m. Cardiovascular Mortality: will explore nine often over-looked categories of in- 4:15-5 p.m. Breakout Tracks: Session 3 This presentation will cover treating patients in lowerIs Obesity a True Risk Factor? novative interventions that can help the patient break A: Oral Abstract Sessions income areas, including practice management, prod-(Sean Wharton, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., Pharm.D.) through. This lecture will analyze actual case studies Submitted abstracts will be selected for oral presentation. uct choices and insurance versus cash-pay patients.Learn the impact of obesity as an independent risk factorfor cardiovascular disease. that illustrate how to work with these options. 6-7 p.m. Member Reception Enjoy complimentary refreshments and meet the societys10-10:30 a.m. Exhibit Hall Break leadership and fellow members. 62nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium |10| American Society of Bariatric Physicians™ 62nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium |11| American Society of Bariatric Physicians™
  7. 7. Obesity Course NOTE: Italicized times and titles indicate activity is not eligible Saturday, Oct. 27: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for CME credit through ASBP.6:30-7:15 a.m. Walk with the Doc C: Telemedicine (Jay Darji, M.D.) 1:30-2:15 p.m. Breakout Tracks: Session 3 B: Obesity in Professional Athletes(Deborah Bade Horn, D.O., M.P.H., M.S.) Telemedicine involves the transfer of medical informa- A: A New Bariatric Frontier - Detoxification (Robert Ziltzer, M.D.)Join fellow conference attendees for a guided power walk to enjoy tion by interactive audiovisual media. This presenta- (Scott Rigden, M.D., F.A.A.F.P., F.A.S.B.P.) Despite their status as professional athletes, many arethe morning Florida sun! Learn the basics of resistance tubing: tion will help determine the modalities to integrate Persistent organic pollutants (POPS) (e.g., BPAs) can classified as obese. This talk will focus on treatmentsafety, exercise choices and interaction with the environment. this type of medicine into your practice. Learn about disrupt hormone levels and impact weight. This talk options and challenges for obese athletes. 7:15-8 a.m. reimbursement, integrating into electronic medical will review several studies on the relationship between records and marketing. background levels of arsenic and POPS to type 2 C: Concepts of Professional Health Care Breakfast Presentation Coaching: Applications for Bariatric Practice (Sponsored by VIVUS, Inc.) diabetes. In addition this presentation will discuss how 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Breakout Tracks: Session 2 to screen for these effects, review phase 1 and phase (Sandra Christensen, M.S.N., A.R.N.P.)8-10:30 a.m. Anti-obesity Medication on the Horizon A: Hormones (J. Warren Willey, D.O.) 2 liver detoxification, and share a new paradigm for a Professional health care coaching is an emergingThere has been a great increase in the incidence of Hormones are often blamed for a number of condi- weight-loss/detoxification program. research-driven discipline. The newly formed Centerobesity during the past 30 years; however, there are limited tions, including obesity. This session will cover some for Coaching in Healthcare at Harvard providesadvances in the pharmacotherapy of this condition. With primary hormone actions and potential replacement B: Private Bariatric Medicine – A Cost-effective valuable resources and tips for health care providersthe appearance of new obesity drugs that have been or may options for the obesity medicine specialist. Model (Sean Wharton, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., Pharm.D.) who treat chronic diseases such as obesity. Learnsoon be approved for use in the treatment of obesity, 2012 Learn about an affordable comprehensive system of care practical health care coaching techniques that can be B: Behavior Modification In Adolescents that has been supported by the Canadian Medical System. integrated into a bariatric a milestone year in the world of obesity medicine. This (RaeLynn Musick, R.N., B.S.N., F.N.P.C.)panel discussion will provide an overview of the mecha- This talk will focus on the teenager and obesity. Be- C: Tax Lessons from the Corporate Boardroom: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Breakout Tracks: Session 5nisms of action for Qsymia, Belviq and Contrave, including havior modification techniques, motivational ideas and A Checklist & Evaluation of Executive Benefits A: Weight Regain after Bariatric Surgerytime for questions and answers regarding their use. social-eating tips will be covered. This will be geared for the Bariatric Specialist (Victoria Powell, J.D.) (Craig Primack, M.D., F.A.A.P.)10:30-10:45 a.m. Break for the practitioner to present to parents and teens to The presentation will consider benefit rules and other Weight regain is a common phenomenon following help with the already established weight-loss plan. strategies from the Internal Revenue Code that are bariatric surgery. This talk will focus on how to predict10:45-11:30 a.m. Breakout Tracks: Session 1 used by large corporations for highly compensated weight gain after weight-loss surgery and what to do A: Using Phentermine, Topiramate and/or Qsymia C: Comprehensive Care for the Obese Patient: executives and could be applied to practicing bariatric about it. (Ed J. Hendricks, M.D., F.A.S.B.P.) Blending the Surgical and Non-surgical Approach specialists. Attendees will obtain a better understanding Phentermine and topiramate mono-therapy and (Jennifer Seger, M.D., & Michael Seger, M.D., F.A.C.S.) of benefits and learn basic principles of tax law that B: Assisting the Bariatric Patient Through combinations for obesity treatment will be discussed. Providing the best care for obese patients requires good may help direct future action to enhance their practices, Behavior Change: Effective Tools for a 15- Results with fixed doses (i.e., Qsymia) from clinical communication and a cooperative approach between the representing substantial tax savings in many cases. minute Office Visit (Phillip Snider, D.O., R.D.) trials will be compared with flexible dosing. Prevalence surgeon and non-surgical bariatrician. This is not always as Maintenance of weight loss is arguably the most dif- of use among clinicians, as discovered through easy as it sounds…remember residency? This talk will focus 2:30-3:15 p.m. Breakout Tracks: Session 4 ficult part of the process. This lecture will show practi- the ASBP 2012 Prescribing Practices Survey, will be on moving past professional stereotypes, breaking down A: Change More than One Life in 45 Minutes tioners how to identify and address five factors, other reviewed. Long-term safety issues will be examined. barriers and understanding more about how we can help (W. Allen Rader, M.D., F.A.S.B.P.) than willpower, that influence patients’ behavior. one another achieve the best outcomes for our patients. Group interaction can be a valuable tool that you can B: An Office-based Low-carbohydrate Approach provide to your weight-loss patients. This discussion C: Insurance Q&A Track (Marcia Cox, L.U.T.C.F.) to Pediatric Obesity (Michael Bateman, D.O.) 12:30-1:30 p.m. Awards & Board will demonstrate how to incorporate the valuable asset A follow up to the Friday morning breakout, “Medical Obesity in the pediatric population presents unique chal- Installation Luncheon of group instruction for new patients. The logistics and Insurance, Health Care Reform and CMS – Are They lenges. This session will review the prevalence and causes This ceremony will recognize leaders in the field of in Your Future?” financial benefits will be covered, along with results of pediatric obesity and how to use growth charts, includ- obesity medicine and provide attendees with more from a new patient class at the one-month follow-up. CME Dinner Symposium: information about ASBP. ing the "pros" and "cons" of determining normal versus Managing Obesity & Co-mor- abnormal growth. This presentation also will explain the bid Conditions - A New Era of evidence for the use of a low-carbohydrate approach Treatment Strategies to obesity and how to evaluate and counsel pediatric This continuing medical education activity is supported patients in the context of preventative care. by an educational grant from Eisai, Inc. 62nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium |12| American Society of Bariatric Physicians™ 62nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium |13| American Society of Bariatric Physicians™
  8. 8. Obesity Course NOTE: Italicized times and titles indicate activity is not eligibleSunday, Oct. 28: 8 a.m. – Noon for CME credit through ASBP.6:30-7:15 a.m. Patient-centered Physical Activity: 10:15-10:30 a.m. BreakLevel 2 - A Progressive Circuit(Deborah Bade Horn, D.O., M.P.H., M.S.) 10:30-11:15 a.m. Making America Fatter: TMA workshop that integrates basic fitness components for Artificial Sweeteners (Helen Hazuda, Ph.D.)patients who are progressing in their activities. It will com- Artificial sweeteners are associated with increased weightbine multi-joint exercises to increase agility, strength, car- gain, central adiposity and associated chronic diseases.diovascular endurance, functionality and balance. This presentation will review the potential mechanisms explaining the observed associations, implications for7:15-8 a.m. Continental Breakfast personal decision-making, and recommendations for changes in patients’ lifestyles.8-8:45 a.m. Calories & Culture:A Worldwide Photographic Journey 11:15 a.m.-Noon How Statins Really Work(Peter Menzel & Faith DAluisio) Explains Why Statins Dont WorkThis presentation will take a geographic and gastronomic (Stephanie Seneff, Ph.D., M.S.)adventure through scores of countries, revealing an This talk will describe the many mechanisms by whichunparalleled view of what people today eat around statin drugs disrupt cellular function through theirthe world with personal stories, portraits, statistics and interference with the mevalonate pathway. It will showintimate details of daily life. how the diverse side effects associated with statins can be explained directly through their biological effects,8:45-9:30 a.m. Addiction & Anorectics: and the presenter will argue that the trade-off betweenWhere the Name Calling Stops and the Facts benefits and risks should be reevaluated in light of theseBegin (Mary McMasters, M.D., F.A.S.A.M.) adverse effects.This presentation will discuss the definition of addiction andwhether or not anorectics are addicting.9:30-10:15 a.m. Coming Together: FightingObesity on a Community Level (Linda Fondren)Many practitioners find it challenging to increase motivationand take action on the issue of healthy eating and physicalfitness on a community level. This presentation will discussways to create lasting health improvements in the com-munity through care of individual patients, partnerships andefforts with other entities and raise awareness regarding thedangers of obesity and related diseases. Contact the American Society of Bariatric Physicians™ to learn more, renew your membership or join today! Not a member? Visit us online at or use the membership application on pp. 16-17 to save when you attend the symposium! 62nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium |14| American Society of Bariatric Physicians™ 62nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium |15| American Society of Bariatric Physicians™
  9. 9. Special Offer for ASBP Symposium Attendees: New to ASBP? Join when you register for the 62nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium and save! Return your application with registration. Open only to first-time members. See p. 23 for savings. Oct. 28, 201262nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium |16| American Society of Bariatric Physicians™ 62nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium |17| American Society of Bariatric Physicians™
  10. 10. Visit for more details The ASBP 62nd Obesity & Associated or to download Conditions Symposium location guidelines and forms. offers a reason to come for theAll ASBP ASBP Physician- conference and stay for a vacation!Members: in-training &Submit an abstract Student Members:for oral and poster Travel awardspresentations at the available for Register for the ASBP symposiumObesity & Associated presenting at by Friday, Sept. 14, andConditions Symposium symposium be entered to win twoASBP currently is accepting ASBP is offering a limitedabstracts to be presented as present research or clinical number of travel awards 1-Day Park Hopper® Option admissions to data to interested attendees for attendees giving oraloral presentations during the during an interactive poster or poster presentations Walt Disney World® Resort!special breakout sessionsor as poster presentations session on Thursday, Oct. 25. during the ASBP 62ndduring the Clinical and The poster session provides Annual Obesity &Scientific Poster Session. a forum for showcasing Associated ConditionsFor the oral abstract ones work and obtaining Symposium. These feedback about ongoing funds are to help defraypresentations, members research, data collection Planning a trip tohave the opportunity to meeting registration costspresent research or clinical or clinical approaches from associated with attendance Walt Disney World® Resort?data during the breakout knowledgeable conference of the symposium. Eligiblesessions on attendees. While recipients must submitFriday, Oct. the poster need an abstract to ASBP by For more information or to not describe the abstract submission26. These completed work, deadline before a travel order advance tickets at apresentationsare limited to it should report award application may be special conference rate, visit15 minutes on research or completed. Only ASBP clinical data for physician-in-training Forposter which at least and student memberspresentations, preliminary are eligible to apply. Notmembers results are a member of ASBP?have the available. Complete a membershipopportunity to application online or see pp. 16-17. © Disney 62 Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium |18| American Society of Bariatric Physicians™ nd 62nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium |19| American Society of Bariatric Physicians™
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  12. 12. 62nd Obesity & Oct. 24-28, 2012 The Peabody Orlando | Florida PhysiciansAssociated Conditions Symposium Physician M.D. or D.O. ASBP Physician Physician NEW MEMBERSHIP Member Non-Member & REGISTRATION Through After Through After Through After Sept. 14 Sept. 14 Sept. 14 Sept. 14 Sept. 14 Sept. 14Wednesday, Oct. 24 Full Symposium !Registration & Bookstore Open_________________________ 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Oct. 24-28) SA VE □ $915 □ $1,281 □ $1,190 □ $1,555 □ $1,271 □ $1,637Obesity Medicine Certification Review Course_________________ 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. Certification Review Course Only □ $442 □ $546 □ $572 □ $728 □ $798 □ $902Thursday, Oct. 25 (Oct. 24-25)Registration & Bookstore Open_______________________ 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Obesity Course Only □ $595 □ $805 □ $770 □ $980 □ $951 □ $1,161Obesity Medicine Certification Review Course_________________ 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Oct. 26-28)Friday, Oct. 26Registration & Bookstore Open_______________________ 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Associates &Obesity Course___________________________________________ 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Affiliates Psychologist, Dietitian, Associate or Affiliate ASBP Associate or Associate or AffiliateSaturday, Oct. 27 Physiologist, Nurse, affiliate Member Non-Member NEW MEMBERSHIP Physician Assistant & REGISTRATIONRegistration & Bookstore Open__________________________ 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. or Office Staff Through After Through After Through AfterObesity Course________________________________________ 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sept. 14 Sept. 14 Sept. 14 Sept. 14 Sept. 14 Sept. 14Sunday, Oct. 28 Full Symposium VE ! □ $732 □ $1,037 □ $945 □ $1,190 □ $976 □ $1,281 (Oct. 24-28) SARegistration & Bookstore Open______________________ 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. CertificationObesity Course___________________________________________ 8 a.m. - Noon Review Course Only □ $351 □ $481 □ $426 □ $572 □ $595 □ $725 (Oct. 24-25) Obesity Course Only □ $475 □ $648 □ $608 □ $770 □ $719 □ $892 (Oct. 26-28) Register by Friday, Sept. 14, and be entered into a drawing for two 1-Day Park Hopper® Option admissions to Walt Disney World® Resort! Registrant Information Special Thanks to These Sponsors of the (Please use one form per attendee. Only your mailing address will be provided to exhibitors.) 62 Annual Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium nd Name ________________________________________________Credential(s) for name badge_____________ Address ______________________________________________City__________________________________ Platinum Sponsors State_____Zip_____________Phone__________________________E-mail_____________________________ Payment How did you learn about this course? c Printed Brochure c Check Enclosed (make payable to ASBP) c Internet Search c Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX and Discover accepted) c Website c LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook c E-mail from ASBP Card Number__________________________________Exp________ c A colleague or friend c Other_________________________________ Gold Sponsors Signature_________________________________________________ Please mail or fax this completed form with payment to: AMERICAN SOCIETY OF BARIATRIC PHYSICIANS 2821 S. PARKER ROAD, STE. 625 l AURORA, CO 80014 l 303.779.4834 (fax) Register Online & Learn More @ TM Questions? Call 303.770.2526. 62nd Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium |22| American Society of Bariatric Physicians™
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