Don't wait on weight – tackling obesity

Watch leading experts Dr Catherine Bacus (Chair), A/Prof Samantha Hocking and Prof John Dixon discuss how to tackle Australia’s obesity crisis with key insights into facilitating long-term management.

The panel discusses overcoming barriers in weight loss conversations, the latest clinical interventions, recent clinical trial data and provides guidance for a multi-disciplinary blueprint for weight loss intervention.

Dr Catherine Bacus, a GP and bariatric doctor at Alevia Medical Weight Loss, dispels the misperception and stigma surrounding obesity conversations providing viewers with tips to overcome patient and GP barriers.

A/Prof Samantha Hocking, an endocrinologist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and clinical academic at the University of Sydney, highlights evidence-based treatment options to maintain successful weight loss and emerging treatments on the horizon.

Prof John Dixon, Primary Care