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2014-10-06 12:29:01

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from more than 20 major health and medical organizations -- from family physicians, heart specialists and endocrinologists to orthopaedic and bariatric surgeons - convened for a summit in Chicago to begin discussions about how health professionals can better collaborate on providing care to individuals affected by obesity. The inaugural "National Summit for the Provision and Coordination of Care of an Obese Population"...

2014-10-01 12:30:45

2nd Annual ObesityWeek(SM) Conference Takes Place Nov. 2-7, 2014, in Boston, Mass. SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This November, emerging weight loss solutions will be unveiled at ObesityWeek 2014, the premier international meeting designed to present the science behind obesity and excess weight prevention and treatment. ObesityWeek is expected to attract more than 4,000 international obesity clinical and research professionals, as well as those working...

2014-09-19 23:07:53

Dr. Dalencourt of William A. Graber, MD, PC has co-authored a chapter entitled "Medical Preparation for Bariatric Surgery" in a new book titled "The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery: Volume 2: Integrated Health." SYRACUSE and HARTFORD, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A new book on weight loss surgery, entitled "The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery: Volume 2: Integrated Health" published by Springer-Verlag, will feature a chapter by Dr. Gregory Dalencourt...

2014-09-02 08:30:58

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Obesity crisis prompts Mexico Bariatric Center, a leader in affordable weight loss surgeries, to offer a free informative seminar in Austin, TX. Mexico Bariatric Center (MBC) is reaching out to individuals, to help educate and enlighten about the dangers of obesity. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140902/141838 The seminar hosted by Ron Elli, Ph.D., the founder of MBC, and the prominent surgeon: Dr. Jacqueline Osuna. The seminar will...

2014-08-29 20:22:20

A new study finds that increased brain function can be added to the list of health benefits derived from the sort of bariatric surgeries performed at Dr. Feiz and Associates LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At bariatric facilities like Dr. Feiz and Associates, the life-changing benefits of bariatric surgery, including reduced risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and endocrine disorders are well established. After all, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. has successfully...

2014-08-13 16:25:05

2nd Annual ObesityWeek(SM) Conference Takes Place Nov. 2-7, 2014, in Boston, Mass. SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans spend billions of dollars every year on unproven weight loss products, according to the Federal Trade Commission, leaving many desperate for effective solutions. While consumers pick up these fraudulent supplements, foods and devices, well-trained but often overlooked obesity professionals - scientists, clinicians, surgeons and others - are...

2014-07-14 23:00:11

BariatricDate.net is a new dating website, launched to serve the bariatric community, especially those who have undergone bariatric surgery. This dating website is also open to those seeking friendships and support before, during or after weight loss surgery. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Between 150,000 and 160,000 people receive bariatric surgery each year. [1] Whether someone chooses surgery or another weight loss program, a healthy support system is proven to help dieters lose...

2014-06-25 08:32:41

SALT LAKE CITY, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedy Informatics, the leading provider of registries for healthcare organizations around the world, announced that Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital and Clovis Community Medical Center, both part of the Community Medical Centers network in central California, successfully deployed Remedy Obesity(TM), Remedy's innovative clinical informatics product designed to improve the delivery of care and outcomes for bariatric surgical patients....

2014-06-16 23:12:52

Weight Loss Surgeon says team approach is crucial to set high standards of care for Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and LAP-BAND patients. Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 New Jersey Bariatric Center weight loss surgeon Glenn Forrester, MD, FACS, was awarded the 2014 Physician Excellence Award for General Surgery/Bariatrics for his work in the field of Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Band (LAP-BAND) and Bariatric Revision Surgery by Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ. The...

2014-06-12 16:25:50

ASMBS Reports Insurance Coverage Still Lacking for Bariatric Surgery and Obesity Drugs GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) believes passage of the "Patient Access to Evidence-Based Obesity Services" resolution by the American Medical Association (AMA), the nation's largest physician group, will help in the fight to improve patient access to evidence-based obesity treatments including intensive behavioral...


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