Dr. Peterson, Jane Reese (program coordinator & registered nurse), and myself just returned from San Diego with heads full of fresh ideas for the program and pockets full of business cards from new contacts from around the nation and the globe! I personally saw at least seven countries represented at the meeting (Australia, Brazil, Israel, Mexico, Spain, United Kingdom, & United States) but I’m sure there were many more as well!
The highlights of the meeting for me was:
a) the focus of the industry is seeing a switch from “weight loss surgery” to “metabolic surgery” as more and more research emerges of the prevention of and successful treatment of a variety of chronic disease states
Written by: Anna Macnak, Registered Dietitian