Articles and Lectures

2019-01-26

Dr Raymond Hang Wun LI:Obstetrics and Gynecological Burden of Obesity

Hong Kong Obesity Society 3rd Annual Symposium 2019 The Price of Obesity- Changing landscape in Healthcare Cost & Management  Date: 26 January 2019 (Saturday) Venue: Star Room, Level 42, Cordis Hotel Topic: Obstetrics and Gynecological Burden of Obesity  Speaker: Dr Raymond Hang Wun LI ​ ...

2019-01-26

Dr Terence Chi Chun TAM:Cost of Obesity in Respiratory Medicine

Hong Kong Obesity Society 3rd Annual Symposium 2019 The Price of Obesity- Changing landscape in Healthcare Cost & Management  Date: 26 January 2019 (Saturday) Venue: Star Room, Level 42, Cordis Hotel Topic: Cost of Obesity in Respiratory Medicine Speaker: Dr Terence Chi Chun TAM ...

2019-01-26

Dr Daniel King Hung TONG:Surgical Treatment for Obesity-Is It Worth the Cost

Hong Kong Obesity Society 3rd Annual Symposium 2019 The Price of Obesity- Changing landscape in Healthcare Cost & Management  Date: 26 January 2019 (Saturday) Venue: Star Room, Level 42, Cordis Hotel Topic: Surgical Treatment for Obesity-Is It Worth the Cost Speaker: Dr Daniel King Hung TONG ...

2019-01-26

Prof Ian CATERSON:Obesity is Treatable-What We Can & Should Be Doing

Hong Kong Obesity Society 3rd Annual Symposium 2019 The Price of Obesity- Changing landscape in Healthcare Cost & Management  Date: 26 January 2019 (Saturday) Venue: Star Room, Level 42, Cordis Hotel Topic: Obesity is Treatable-What We Can & Should Be Doing Speaker: Prof Ian CATERSON ​   ...

2019-01-26

Dr Jo Jo Hai:Cardiovascular Risks Reduction in Diabesity-Latest Evidence from DECLARE-TIMI 58

Hong Kong Obesity Society 3rd Annual Symposium 2019 The Price of Obesity- Changing landscape in Healthcare Cost & Management  Date: 26 January 2019 (Saturday) Venue: Star Room, Level 42, Cordis Hotel Topic: Cardiovascular Risks Reduction in Diabesity-Latest Evidence from DECLARE-TIMI 58 Speaker: Dr Jo Jo Hai ...

2016-04-01

Obesity from a Dietitian’s perspective

Ms. YU Man Wai Vivien - Council Member, HKOS People gain weight when calories in exceed calories out. Popular dietary approaches for weight loss have generated widespread interest and considerable debate. While energy balance remains the cornerstone of weight control (i.e., calories still count), new diets and books promising weight loss by limiting certain foods or macronutrients rather th...

2016-04-01

From a Paediatrician's Perspective

Dr. Joanna Yuet Ling TUNG - Council Member, HKOS Childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges in this century and its prevalence is increasing worldwide. According to the data from the Department of Health, around one in five children and adolescents are overweight or obese in Hong Kong. It is associated with a wide range of serious physical and psychological health...

2016-04-01

Obesity and General Surgery

Dr. LEUNG Kai Wing David - Council Member, HKOS Data from World Health Organization (WHO) showed 13% of adults over the world were obese and 39% were overweight in 2014. It is not surprising that they presented with various surgical conditions to general surgeons, in both elective and emergency settings requiring operations. Compared to people with normal weight, they are high-risk patients...

2016-04-01

Multi-Disciplinary Care in Metabolic Surgery

Dr. TSUI Tsun Miu - Council Member, HKOS More and more evidence supports the metabolic and bariatric surgery to be the most effective and durable treatment for morbid obesity and its associated co-morbidities. However, the success is not solely contributed by the surgery alone but by the multi-disciplinary care team. Surgery is only a part of the whole treatment plan. The care begins with o...

2016-04-01

Obesity and Gastrointestinal Diseases

Dr. Kevin LIU - Council Member, HKOS Obesity is increasing at an alarming rate worldwide. Obesity can affect every single organ along the alimentary tract, causing ill health of the patients. It increases the risk of developing gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett’s esophagus, erosive esophagitis, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, gallstones, pancreatitis and colorectal polyps. A...

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