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    January 28-30, 2010 - 1st International Congress on Abdominal Obesity - Hong Kong, China
    2009
    Vol. 16 Issue 2
     
    1st International Congress on Abdominal Obesity
    January 28-30, 2010 
    Hong Kong, China

    Description: The 1st International Congress on “Abdominal Obesity: Bridging the Gap between Cardiology and Diabetology” organized by the International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk [http://www.cardiometabolic-risk.org/ ], will take a multidisciplinary approach to the assessment and management of abdominal obesity as a key risk factor for the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The Congress will examine and discuss novel approaches, and share scientific and clinical data to benefit regional healthcare professionals, clinicians and scientists for the fight against the epidemic of abdominal obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. 

    2009 Congress Highlights include:
    o Assessment of abdominal obesity, metabolic syndrome and related cardiometabolic risk
    o Pathophysiology of abdominal obesity and related cardiometabolic risk
    o Assessment of global cardiometabolic risk
    o Drivers of CVD risk in abdominal obesity and type 2 diabetes
    o Management of abdominal obesity and global cardiometabolic risk: physical activity/exercise
    o Nutritional management of abdominal obesity and type 2 diabetes: From dieting to eating healthy

    For further details please visit the congress website at: http://www.kenes.com/abdominal-obesity