Satellite Symposia 2017

Satellite Symposia are produced independently of the St. Paul’s Hospital CME Conference Organizing Committee, and are supported by educational grants from industry. St. Paul’s Hospital CME Conference for Primary Care Physicians registrants may attend, but these sessions are not planned or sponsored by St. Paul’s Hospital CME Conference for Primary Care Physicians.


Understand, Empower, Treat: Revolutionizing Obesity Care
Presented by: Novo Nordisk Canada
Speaker: Dr. Ali Zentner, MD, FRCPC, DipABOM
Goals and Objectives:
  • Explore the multifactorial pathophysiology of obesity as a chronic disease and describe the rationale for its management.
  • Compare currently available Canadian pharmacotherapy options for the management of obesity.
  • Discuss practical approaches to the initiation and maintenance of obesity management in clinical practice.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 12:15 – 13:30
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre (West), Meeting Rooms 109/110

Cost: No Charge, however RSVP required
Credit 1 Mainpro+ Certified Credit
Lunch provided / Limit 125 participants

To register please contact Novo Nordisk Canada by email to:

Main Lecture Series

Tuesday, Nov. 21 – Friday, Nov. 24, 2017

Optional Learning Sessions

Monday, Nov. 20 – Friday, Nov. 24, 2017
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