The topic of the Medical Grand Rounds organised by Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) on Thursday, January 20, 22, was: What is new in Obesity Medicine?. The speakers were PGY3s: Abdullah Alalaiyan, Amena Alhammadi, and Alexandra Kobza.
The main objectives were to:
- Understand the state of the obesity epidemic in Canada
- Review how to approach and engage a patient with obesity
- Evaluate the evidence for lifestyle modifications in the treatment of obesity
- Evaluate the efficacy of various pharmacotherpies and surgeries available for obesity in Canada.