Translational Session

Unraveling Connections Between Obesity and Kidney Diseases

November 07, 2019 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Location: 207, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Session Description

This translational session covers both new research and clinical understandings about the contribution of obesity to CKD. Integration of this new knowledge is used to develop a mechanistic basis to guide obesity management in patients with CKD.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Discuss direct and indirect effects of obesity on the kidney
  • Describe mechanisms for kidney protection after bariatric surgery
  • Summarize lifestyle, medical, and surgical strategies for the treatment of obesity in CKD

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Chronic Kidney Disease

Moderators

  • Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, MD, DrMed, PhD, MPH, FASN
  • Subramaniam Pennathur, MD

Presentations

  • Direct and Indirect Effects of Adiposity on the Kidney
    02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
    Holly J. Kramer, MD, MPH
  • Obesity, Podocyte Depletion, and Risk for Allograft Loss
    02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    Abhijit S. Naik, MD, MPH, FASN
  • Lifestyle, Medical, and Surgical Management of Obesity in CKD
    03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Allon N. Friedman, MD, FASN 
  • Bariatric Surgery: Weight Loss, Diabetes, and Beyond
    03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
    Philip R. Schauer, MD