Managing Adult Obesity in the Office: Current Evidence and Best Practices

Managing Adult Obesity in the Office: Current Evidence and Best Practices

Hot & Current Topics Webinar Series

Target Audience:

Family physicians, specialists and all other healthcare providers

  • Jan 29, 2019
Broadcasted from UBC CPD

Online from Vancouver BC


In an exciting new webinar series, hot & current topics will be presented online to view from the comfort of your own home or office. Topics in this series span cannabis use in the age of legalization, obesity management, cyber dependency, and management of non-alcoholic liver disease.

Our second presenter in the series is Dr. Michael Lyon on Managing Adult Obesity in the Office: Current Evidence and Best Practices | Jan 29 | 1900-200 PST

  • 7:00-8:00 PM Pacific Standard Time - audio starts at 7:00 PM via your device - please connect a few minutes before.
  • Registration closes 24 hours before the session. Registrations 24 hours before the webinar are not guaranteed even with registration confirmation.
  • 24 hours prior to the session you will receive an email from UBC with connection details. Please check your spam folders. You should add "" to your safe sender list. If you do not see the connection email, please contact us 20 hours before the webinar.
  • Please close all other programs during the webinar, and turn on your computer speakers with the volume up.
  • Set up your device a few days before


  • Moderator and presenter visible via webcam
  • Presentation slides visible on the webinar
  • Audio live through your device speakers
  • Your questions sent via the Q&A chat box

If you would like to connect your local videoconferencing room to this presentation, please contact Senior Program Assistant, Hadas Haft (

Key Speakers

Dr. Michael Lyon

Skills Gained

  1. Be able to provide the best evidence-based advice in a brief office visit
  2. Become familiar with recent diet trends and the evidence supporting them such as ketogenic diets and intermittent fasting
  3. Become familiar with medications available to promote weight loss and be able to prescribe them if appropriate
  4. Become aware of the indications, complications and types of procedures for bariatric surgery


Free. Limited space. Please email if you register but cannot attend. Other colleagues might need that space.

Cancellations and Refunds

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