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16 April 201512.00pm - 1.00pm
The consumption of Sugar Sweetened Beverages is linked to obesity in children and adults. It is a concern for public health professionals and also for economists who care about the social cost of obesity. What is the potential of taxes to reduce Sugar Sweetened Beverage consumption and body weight?
28 April 20151.00pm - 2.00pm
Evidence-based VLCD and LCD therapy for diabetes: cost effective, safe and predictable weight loss and maintenance, with sustained health benefit
Dietary energy restriction improves metabolic control in people with diabetes. With rising prevalence of obesity and type 2 diabetes, on a global scale, more therapeutic options are needed. Dr Leeds will discuss the increasing contribution of formula diet weight loss and maintenance programs.
27 May 20156.00pm - 7.30pm
Obesity is a ‘wicked’ problem. Because of the complex interdependencies of modern society only a radical change in behavior and thinking seems to be the solution. Can Art (+design) provide the missing piece of the puzzle?