ASO webinar: Obesity and Kidney Disease

Author: 
Alex Miras, Imperial College
Date of the announcement: 
Thursday, 20 January, 2022

 

#ASOWebinar: Obesity and Kidney Disease
Thursday 27th January 2022, 18:00 - 19:30

Obesity is increasingly becoming a common cause for chronic kidney disease, even in the absence of diabetes or hypertension. In this webinar Dr Neil Docherty, Dr Andrew Frankel and Dr Ricardo Cohen will be discussing the pathophysiology, and medical and surgical treatment options for people with obesity and kidney disease. This will include pharmacotherapy and bariatric surgery to achieve the BMI cut offs for kidney transplantation.

Obesity and Chronic Kidney Disease From Association to Causation - Dr Neil Docherty

Medical treatment of chronic kidney disease associated with obesity with and without diabetes - Dr Andrew Frankel

Metabolic/Bariatric surgery as a renoprotective intervention - Dr Ricardo Cohen

This webinar is chaired by Dr Alex Miras.

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