Disease Understanding of Weight and its Contribution to the Pathophysiology of T2D

Access the on-demand recording on the ATTD Educational Portal along with a CME/CPD accredited activity from our last seminar on Disease Understanding of Weight and its Contribution to the Pathophysiology of T2D.

This activity aims to enhance disease state awareness by exploring the surge in diabetes cases and how factors such as age, lifestyle, diet, nutrition, and ethnicity significantly impact its severity.

Our expert speaker, Professor Antonio Ceriello, shed light on the importance of weight control and its direct influence on HbA1c levels, providing insights into the complications associated with excess weight in the context of diabetes.

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Learning Outcomes

After this activity, learners will have acquired:

  1. Increased Disease Awareness: Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the factors contributing to the rise of Type 2 Diabetes (T2D), including the influence of age, lifestyle, diet, nutrition, and ethnicity on the severity of the disease. By the end of the webinar, attendees will be equipped with insights into the current landscape of diabetes, enabling them to recognize and navigate the complexities associated with its prevalence.
  2. In-depth Knowledge of Weight Management Strategies: Through the exploration of weight control measures and their direct impact on HbA1c levels, participants will acquire a nuanced understanding of how managing weight plays a pivotal role in T2D management. Attendees will be able to identify effective weight management strategies tailored to individuals with diabetes, contributing to improved overall health outcomes.
  3. Enhanced Awareness of Complications and Challenges: The webinar will provide participants with a heightened awareness of the complications associated with excess weight in the context of diabetes. Attendees will gain insights into the unique challenges faced by individuals managing their weight while coping with diabetes. This knowledge will empower healthcare professionals, caregivers, and individuals with diabetes to address these challenges proactively, fostering a more effective and holistic approach to diabetes care.


Prof. Moshe Philip
Director of the Institute for Endocrinology and Diabetes National Center·Schneider Children’s Medical Center
Prof. Moshe Phillip, Director of the Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, the National Center for Juvenile Diabetes at Schneider Children’s, was awarded the Andrea Prader Lifetime Achievement Prize for Teaching and Research by the European Society of Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) for his outstanding contribution towards pediatric endocrinology.

Prof. Antonio Ceriello
Research Consultant·Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer
Professor Antonio Ceriello is the Head of the Diabetes Department at IRCCS MultiMedica, Milan, Italy. Professor Ceriello has published over 450 original papers. His current h-index is 88. Prof. Ceriello has chaired the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) committee for the development in 2008, and in the 2011 for the update of “Guideline for Management of Postmeal Glucose”.

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This education is supported by Eli Lilly.