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Cardiology Grand Rounds - Obesity: Weighing in on a Major Public Health Challenge of the 21st Century

Date(s):
Jun 30 2016 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Type:
Round
Main Venue: RJH - PCC S169 (Lecture Theatre), Victoria, VIHA South Island
SJGH Room 0100 (IMP), Comox
NRGH Room 2060 (IMP), Nanaimo
_ SPH 1350 Clinical Lecture (30), Victoria
VGH - S208 (Admin. Conference Room), Victoria
_VR Conference A , Victoria
Organizer:Medicine - Cardiology
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Speaker:Dr. Richard Stanwick
Speaker Information:
Objectives:1. Describe the concepts behind the determination of premature mortality in Canada before the age of 75 years. 2. Articulate the role of clinical intervention in this metric and that of cardiology in particular. 3. Gain an understanding of the balance between activity and intake over time in the creation of the current slow motion epidemic of obesity. 4.Speak to the role of the public and private sectors in fostering obesity and contributing to the likelihood that the current generation of youth may not enjoy a life expectancy as long as their parents.
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Accreditation:MainCERT (RCPSC)
Audiences:Cardiologists
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