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Weighty Matters: Advances in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Research

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Science Writers' Boot Camp

Monday, May 9, 2016
The National Press Club
Washington, D.C.


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Welcome and Introduction

Stephen Desiderio, M.D., Ph.D.

Mechanisms of Disease I

The Fertility-Dibabetes Connection
Mehboob Hussain, M.D.

A Hunk of Burning Fat

Michael Wolfgang, Ph.D.

Fat Hormones and Energy Balance

Will Wong, Ph.D.

Mechanisms of Disease II

Why Too Much Sugar is Toxic
Jerry Hart, Ph.D.

Why Are Diabetes and Depression Associated?

Sherita Golden, M.D., M.H.S.

Metabolism: Brain and Behavior

Diet-dependent Remodeling of Hypothalamic Circuitry
Seth Blackshaw, Ph.D

Diabetes and Physical Functioning

Rita Kalyani, M.D., M.H.S.

Treatment and Prevention of Diabetes

Treating Type 2 Diabetes Without Surgery or Drugs: Whats You Gut Feeling

Pankaj "Jay" Pasricha, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Preventing Type I Diabetes

Tom Donner, M.D.

Treatment and Prevention of Obesity

Separating Hype from Evidence: Behavioral Approaches to Weight Loss

Lawrence Appel, M.D., M.P.H.

A Matter of Taste: the Brain and Obesity

Kimberley Steele, M.D., Ph.D.

Bariatric Embolization of Arteries for the Treatment of Obesity

Clifford Weiss, M.D., Ph.D.

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