3rd Scandinavian Pediatric Obesity Conference 2008

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Program March 6th, 2008
09.00-09.30
 
 
09.30-09.45
REGISTRATION
 
OPENING
Carl-Erik Flodmark, Sweden, President
09.45
NEW DEVELOPMENT IN TREATMENT
Chair: Carl-Erik Flodmark, Sweden
09.45-10.15
Vaccines in obesity treatment - Richard L. Atkinson, USA
10.15-10.55
Surgery in childhood obesity - Kurt Widhalm, Austria and Claude Marcus, Sweden
10.55-11.15
Drugs in childhood obesity - Claude Marcus, Sweden 
11.15-11.30
COFFEE BREAK
11.30
GENES AND HORMONES
Chair: Richard L. Atkinson, USA and Nathalie Farpour-Lambert, Switzerland
11.30-12.00
Genetics and childhood obesity - Corrado Cilio, Sweden
12.00-12.30
Metabolic syndrome - a child is not a "small adult" - Angelo Pietrobelli, Italy
12.30-13.30
LUNCH
13.30
EARLY PREVENTION
Chair: Lars Bo Andersen, Denmark and Paulina Nowicka, Sweden
13.30-14.00
How outdoor environment affects children - Fredrika Mårtensson, Sweden
14.00-14.30
How to improve motor skills in practice - Ingegerd Ericsson, Sweden
13.30-14-30
POSTER PRESENTATIONS
14.30-14-45
COFFEE BREAK
14.45-16.45
 
19.00
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
Chair: Kurt Widhalm, Austria and Tomas Sveger, Sweden
 
Gala dinner -Citadellet Landskrona

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Gala dinner - Citadelett Landskrona

Program March 7th, 2008
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08.30
CONSEQUENCES OF OBESITY
Chair: Inge Lissau, Denmark and Luis Moreno, Spain
08.30-09.00
Long term consequences - Aviva Must, USA
09.00-09.30
Physical activity and cardivascular health - Lars Bo Andersen, Denmark
09.30-09.40
BREAK
09.30-10.10
Health economics in obesity - Ulf Persson, Sweden
10.10-10.40
Development of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents - Ram Weiss, Israel
10.40-10.55
COFFEE BREAK
10.55
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND NUTRITION - WHAT TO CHOOSE?
Chair: Bernard Gutin, USA and Aviva Must, USA
10-55-11.25
How physical activity can work? - Mikael Fogelholm, Finland
11.25-11.55
How nutrition can work? - Luis Moreno, Spain
11.55-12.05
BREAK
12.05-12.35
Functional food - future perspectives - Inger Björck, Sweden
12.35-13.05
Is the quality of fat a cure for obesity? - Birgitta Strandvik, Sweden
13.05-13.45
LUNCH
13.45-14.45
ORAL POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Chair: Inger Björck, Sweden and Martin Handeland, Norway
14.45-15.45
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
Chair: Mikael Fogelholm, Finland and Birgitta Strandvik, Sweden
15.45-16.00
COFFEE BREAK
16.00
WHOM TO HELP? A PRACTICAL PERSPECTIVE
Chair: Angelo Pietrobelli, Italy and Ram Weiss, Israel
16.00-16.30
Parents in treatment of childhood obesity - Paulina Nowicka, Sweden
16.30-17.00
Lessons from childhood obesity preventions - The FitKid Project - Bernard Gutin, USA

The Childhood Obesity Unit, organizing this conference, started in 2001 using a family therapy-based treatment program. The treatment is evidence-based. The treatment team consists of pediatrician, nurse, dietitcian, sports trainer, family therapist and information assistant.
 
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