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.

    What Can I Do If My Patient Asks Me About Help With Weight Loss?

    This video podcast is from a recent GPCME Rotorua presentation given by endocrinologist Dr Ole Schmiedel who outlines a solution-focused approach to medical weight management, focusing on improvement of obesity-related complications rather than on weight itself. The aim of this session was to provide practical knowledge on how to approach weight management, with several individual cases provided as examples of the various approaches.

    Insulin initiation, titration and escalation: A practical guide for busy clinicians in primary care

    Webinar - October 2019

    Presentation by:
    Carl Peters
    Endocrinologist, North Shore Hospital

    In this webinar, Dr Carl Peters provided clinicians with a practical guide to the use of insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

    Why are we weighting? Let’s start treating obesity

    Associate Professor Rinki Murphy