Learning Objectives

  1. To learn the mechanisms of action of metabolic surgery
  2. To understand the effect of metabolic surgery on micro- and macro-vascular complications of type 2 diabetes
  3. To discuss the individualized approach in metabolic surgery
  4. To select the most appropriate metabolic surgical procedure in patients with type 2 diabetes

3:45pm Welcome
Ali Aminian, MD
3:50pm Mechanisms of action of metabolic surgery
Ali Tavakkoli, MD
4:05pm Impact of metabolic surgery on end-organ complications of diabetes
Tammy Kindel, MD
4:20pm Individualized approach in metabolic surgery
Ali Aminian, MD
4:35pm Hypoabsorptive procedures for treatment of diabetes
Amin Andalib, MD MSc FRCSC FACS
4:50pm Closing
5:00pm Adjourn