TDMR Europe to host webinar on reducing risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Posted On: 6th July 2020

‘Total Diet & Meal Replacements Europe (TDMR Europe) invites you to a SCOPE accredited webinar:

 ‘Reducing future risk: Obesity co-morbidities and nutritional status’

11am BST, Thursday 23rd July

Register now

The webinar, which been awarded SCOPE World Obesity Federation accreditation, aims to highlight the potential for use of total diet replacements to reduce future risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, safely, cost-effectively, and indirectly reducing the risk of severe outcomes in COVID-19 among at-risk subgroups within populations. The webinar will feature the expertise from a panel of special guests, all contributing insight from a different angle.  

The full programme is as follows:

11.00h (BST) Welcome and introduction,

Anthony R Leeds, Chairman of TDMR Europe, University of Copenhagen and IMU, Malaysia

11.10h Obesity, nutritional status and COVID-19

Carel le Roux, University College Dublin

11.30h TDR to achieve diabetes remission and diabetes risk reduction.

 Mike Lean, University of Glasgow

11.50h TDR and vitamin D status in elderly obese people with knee osteoarthritis.

Henning Bliddal, Parker arthritis Institute, Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen

12.10h Diabetes remission: Research needs and translation into practice.

Shahrad Taheri, Weill Cornell Medicine Qatar

12.30h Panel discussion and questions from delegates Chair: Carel le Roux or Anthony Leeds

13.00h Conclusion

Please register to this webinar by using this link.

A short word abstract will be circulated a few days before the event.

TDMR Europe represents the voice of European manufacturers and distributors of formula diet products, including Total Diet Replacements (TDRs) and Meal Replacement Products (MRPs), that provide weight loss and weight management programmes for overweight and obese individuals. 

The World Obesity Federation represents a global community of professional members of the scientific, medical and research communities from over 50 regional and national obesity associations, dedicated to solving the problems of obesity.