Evidence-based prediction tool designed to help patients decide between metabolic surgery and standard medical therapy.
Patients who have surgery before obesity progresses to severe stages may achieve even greater health benefits.
In this issue: ObesityWeek Program Highlights, 2019 Award Recipients, New ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery, and more.
New study compares differences in cancer risk reduction among weight-loss surgery patients
Patients with history of heart disease reduce their risk by half
Overweight and obesity associated with an increased risk of 13 types of cancer
In this issue: Voting now open for Executive Council Nominations, ObesityWeek News & Updates, and the October OCC Advocacy Report
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In this issue: A call for Champions of National Obesity Care Week, featured ASMBS events at ObesityWeek, and Obesity Care Action Network Fall Advocacy Day is announced
In this issue: Registration for the Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek opens, new opportunities for the BE-SAFE certification are announced, and the Community/Independent Practice Committee presents a new video.