Learning Objectives:

  1. To understand proposed physiologic mechanisms by which gut interventions may treat type 2 diabetes and improve glucose control
  2. To understand the risks and benefits and efficacy of gut interventions in treatment of diabetes
  3. To understand barriers to utilization of metabolic surgery for treating diabetes

1:30pm Scientific Mechanisms of Diabetes Improvement by Manipulation of the GI Tract??
Ricardo Cohen, MD
1:50pm Effectiveness and Safety of Metabolic Surgery Interventions??
David Cummings, MD
2:10pm Update on the 2019 4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes—Guidelines and Implementation Strategies??
Philip Schauer, MD
2:30pm Discussion
3:00pm Adjourn