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New Survey Finds COVID-19 Pandemic Changed Public’s View of Obesity

For Immediate Release March 22, 2023

CONTACT: Roger Kissin

Health Concerns Trigger Millions to Consider New Weight-Loss Methods for First Time

NEWBERRY, FL – March 22,2023 – Nearly a third of Americans (29%) say COVID-19 made them more worried than ever about having obesity prompting about 28 million people to consider weight-loss methods they hadn’t thought about before the pandemic began, including nearly 6.4 million thought about turning to either weight-loss surgery or…

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January – February 2023 OCC Advocacy Report

Prepared by Christopher Gallagher, OCC Washington Representative

118th Congress Convenes: Advocates Evaluating Changes for TROA

As the 118th Congress convened in January, obesity advocates began discussions with House and Senate champions for the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA). Given that it has now been more than 10 years since TROA was first introduced, supporters are evaluating possible changes to the legislation to address possible cost concerns that are rumored to be coming from the…

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March 2023 Top 5 on the 5th

1. Presidential Messages

Teresa LaMasters, MD FACS FASMBS DABOM and Nate Sann, MSN FNP-BC deliver the monthly Presidential Video Message. Hear about the current state of the Society and upcoming events. 

ASMBS Presidential Message ASMBS Compensation and Practice Pattern Survey (For Surgeon Members Only) ASMBS Surgical Mentorship Program ASMBS 2023 Research Grant Application ASMBS Integrated Health Presidential Message Connecting the Dots with your Dietitian Submit your Integrated Health Provider Award Nominations Today! 2. Education &…

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The Integrated Health Perspective: ASMBS/IFSO Guidelines on Indications for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery 2022 Webinar

Overview of history and impact on today’s global healthcare: Shanu Kothari. Behavioral Health section: Sanjeev Sockalingam.
Registered Dietitian section overview: Silvia Leite. The obesity physician perspective, Nesreen Al Faris.

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Standard Bariatrics | Teleflex

Teleflex | Standard Bariatrics® is committed to creating superior Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery clinical and economic outcome solutions for Patients and Healthcare Providers. We are providing consistency for the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy with the Titan SGS™ Stapling Technology. Teleflex is actively developing a portfolio of medical devices to assist surgeons in shaping the future of Bariatric Surgery.

Teleflex is a global provider of medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply…

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