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Dallas Obesity Society invites our DOS members to dinner and networking at Capital Grille with discussions from nephrologists and obesity specialists on Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and obesity medicine on August 15, 2024 at 6PM. DOS is partnering with National Kidney Foundation Serving Texas (NKF) for this joint event.  We will discuss the association between CKD and obesity and safe, efficacious anti-obesity medications as well as renal specific nutrition strategies for sustainable weight loss.


In person sign up is free for DOS members.  ($35 for clinicians, $10 for residents/fellows in training).
As a special offer, NKF members can sign up for DOS 1 year membership for $10- please use code NKF2024.
(In person sign up will be limited to 35)
Virtual Zoom sign up is free.


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Event Details:
Location: Capital Grille at Crescent Hotel in Dallas
500 Crescent Ct, Dallas, TX 75201


Date: August 15, 2024, Thursday
Registration and networking 5:30PM
Event Start 6:00 PM
CKD and Obesity Pathophysiology – Dr Gates Colbert and Dr Diana Mahbod
Obesity Management in Patients with CKD – Dr Sarah Khan
7:40 PM Q&A session
8:00 PM closing remarks, networking
8:30PM event concludes


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Learning Objectives for This Session:

·      Describe pathophysiology of kidney disease in relation to obesity and adiposity.

·      Advise patients with CKD on obesity treatment goals

·      Stratify anti-obesity medications for a patient with obesity and CKD.

·      Provide nutrition strategies for patients with CKD and obesity nutrition that adhere to renal dietary restrictions


Thank you to all who attended our Endobariatrics program lead by Dr Anna Tavakkoli MD from UT Southwestern.  If you would like to see the slide deck from this presentation please click the button below.

Slide Deck PDF


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