The importance of using tools beyond lifestyle in managing obesity

Goodfellow Symposium
Sunday 25 March 2018

Presentation by:

Professor John Dixon, Head of clinical obesity research at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, Australia.

In this Breakfast Symposium, Professor John Dixon focused on the importance of tools such as pharmacotherapy, meal replacements and bariatric surgery, as lifestyle enablers, in the management of obesity, a disease he notes should be approached in the same manner as other chronic illnesses.