|Category||Epidemiology & Outcomes Research|
|Keywords||obesity pregnancy urinary incontinence|
|Target Audience||urogynaecologists,urologists, gynaecologists, physiotherapists, continence nurses,|
|Aims and Objectives|
1.To present a complete overview of obesity - epidemiology, incidence, causes and consequences.
2.To present an overview of the evidence regarding dieting and exercise approaches used in the treatment of obesity, discuss the theoretical underpinnings of non-dieting approaches, and consider whether pregnancy offers a teachable moment to address obesity issues for some women.
3.To present the current evidence for the implications of obesity and its clinical challenges in urogynaecology and the management of urinary incontinence in women.
4. To facilitate a lively and wide ranging discussion on the implications of obesity within Women's Health.