Obesity: an expanding challenge to the medical profession

Workshop 29

Workshop Schedule

09:00

Jean Hay-Smith

09:05

Jennifer Logue

10:00

Jean Hay-Smith

10:30

None

11:00

Wael Agur

11:45

All

Aims & Objectives

Basic
180 minutes
Epidemiology & Outcomes Research
obesity pregnancy urinary incontinence
urogynaecologists,urologists, gynaecologists, physiotherapists, continence nurses,
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.