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.
18:00 Opening and introduction - Dr Alex Miras
18:05 Obesity and Chronic Kidney Disease From Association to Causation - Dr Neil Docherty
18:25 Medical treatment of chronic kidney disease associated with obesity with and without diabetes - Dr Andrew Frankel
18:50 Metabolic/Bariatric surgery as a renoprotective intervention - Dr Ricardo Cohen
19:10 Panel Q & A/ discussion
Please join us for the live panel discussion and Q & A session
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