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New Study Shows Significant Drop in Liver and Heart Disease in Patients with Fatty Liver After Weight-Loss Surgery

Posted 11/12/2021

ASMBS Statement on Cleveland Clinic Study

Newswise — NEWBERRY, FL – Nov. 11, 2021– A new Cleveland Clinic study shows that patients with obesity and advanced fatty liver disease who had bariatric surgery (weight-loss surgery) significantly lowered their risk for severe liver disease and serious cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke, compared to patients who did not have the surgery. The study was published online today in JAMA.

Researchers found bariatric surgery was associated…

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November 2021 Top 5 on the 5th

Posted 11/4/2021

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November 2021 OCC Advocacy Report

Posted 11/2/2021

Prepared by Chris Gallagher, OCC Washington Representative

In this report: Congressional TROA Supporters Surpass 115, Obesity Care Now Campaign Endorsed by NAACP and NAN, and more.

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October 2021 Top 5 on the 5th

Posted 10/4/2021

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September 2021 OCC Advocacy Report

Posted 9/1/2021

Prepared by Chris Gallagher, OCC Washington Representative

In this report: Support for TROA Nears 100, OCAN Leaders Meet with Director of CMS’ Center for Medicare, and more.

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August 2021 Top 5 on the 5th

Posted 8/4/2021

In this issue: Funding Opportunity from the National Cancer Institute Announced, Integrated Health Members Patient Education Survey, Advocacy/Access to Care Committee Updates, and more.

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August 2021 OCC Advocacy Report

Posted 8/2/2021

Prepared by Chris Gallagher, OCC Washington Representative

In this report: Obesity Advocates Target Virginia & Michigan for TROA Support, OCAN Leaders Meet with CMS Part D Coverage Group, and more.

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July 2021 Top 5 on the 5th

Posted 7/2/2021

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