Abstract submission deadline: (11:59 pm) 10 December 2018


Submit your abstract


Submitting abstracts to Obesity Update 2019 exposes your work to experts from across the UK

It enables you to gain valuable feedback, to help progress your research and practice, and raising your profile among your peers

All accepted abstracts will be presented at the event, either as a poster or as an oral presentation, and will also be published online in Endocrine Abstracts — a fully citable and searchable online volume of the meeting abstracts.

For any queries regarding abstract submissions please email Martha Chillcott at conferences@bioscientifica.com

Abstract Prizes

Bioscientifica will be awarding three prizes at the 2019 meeting, to standout research presented onsite.


  • The top two scoring oral presentations will both be awarded £100 each

  • The top scoring poster presentation will also be awarded £100

     These awards will be presented in the last session of the meeting.

Make sure you submit your abstracts before 11:59pm - 10 December 2018, to ensure that your research has exposure to experts from across the UK.



Abstracts at Obesity Update 2019 will cover multiple topics around obesity. To give you insight into the kinds of work presented, please see examples from last year's update below.

  • The impact of a specialist weight management service on symptoms of depression: a retrospective service evaluation project (Ingram, E. et al.).

  • Clinical effectiveness of SGLT2-I in combination with GLP - 1 agonists as alternative or adjunct to bariatric surgery in type 2 diabetes mellitus (Samarasinghe, S. et al.).

  • The Forgotten tribe: severe and complex obesity patient unable to benefit from GLP-1 analogue due to HbA1c criteria - a case study (Cheung, W.H.).

  • Predictive value of distress tolerance measure in successful weight loss (Thompson-Lake, D. et al.).

  • A novel way to manage obesity in a patient with poorly controlled Addison's disease (Rajeswaran, C. et al.).

  • Poor responsiveness after bariatric surgery: clinical and eating behaviour characteristics (Pérez-Pevida, B. et al.).

  • The use of ketogenic diet in a patient with post-prandial hyperinsulinemic hypoglycaemia after m Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass surgery: a case study (Abbott, S. et al.).

  • Impact of a diabetes specialist nurse in a tier 3 specialist weight management service on improvement on weight and glycemic control (Goodman, S. et al.).