Ana Emiliano, MD,
Clinical Scholar, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Rockefeller UniversityLearning Objectives:
- Understand that the main difference between the efficacy of weight loss through dieting versus bariatric surgery is the ability of the latter to promote weight loss maintenance.
- Weight loss is always associated with metabolic and cardiovascular benefits, whether it is in the context of dieting or after bariatric surgery.
- Bariatric surgery has a clear advantage over medical therapy for type 2 diabetes in terms of improved glycemic regulation and cardiovascular benefits.
The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)Lutheran Family Health Centers Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 6:00 – 7:30 PM EST