Tag: News and Trends

Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Unveils Unprecedented Agenda of Weight-Related Topics and Line-Up of World Renowned Experts for the 2014 Your Weight Matters National Convention

| April 24, 2014

April 2014 TAMPA, Florida— The OAC, the nation’s most powerful voice impacting individuals struggling with the disease of obesity and weight-related issues, released the complete educational program for its 3rd Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention taking place September 25 to 28 in Orlando, Florida. With more than 50 educational topics, the agenda aims to […]

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Throne Research Announces the Appointment of Jacqueline Jacques, ND as Director of Bariatric and Obesity Medicine

| April 24, 2014

April 2014 Head of new Thorne Metabolic Nutrition product line brings extensive expertise in product development and innovation in the area of surgical and non-surgical therapeutic weight loss. SANDPOINT, Idaho—Thorne Research, Inc., a leader in developing and manufacturing pure, high-quality nutritional supplements marketed through licensed health-care practitioners, today announced that Jacqueline Jacques, ND, FTOS, has […]

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Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Launches Affiliation With Cleveland Clinic’s Bariatric and Metabolic Institute

| April 24, 2014

April 2014 EDINBURG, Texas—Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR) announced an affiliation with Cleveland Clinic’s Bariatric and Metabolic Institute. This affiliation will give DHR access and ability to implement Cleveland Clinic’s best practices, patient and safety initiatives, clinical pathways and protocols here at home. “This exciting affiliation will provide us with new tools, cutting-edge technology and […]

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Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) And American College Of Endocrinology (ACE) Announce Groundbreaking Framework To Combat Obesity Epidemic

| April 24, 2014

April 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C.—When obesity thought leaders representing public and private stakeholders convened here this past weekend for The AACE/ACE Consensus Conference of Obesity: Building an Evidence Base for Comprehensive Action, it was the realization of a years-long quest by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) to […]

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January 2014—News and Trends

| January 22, 2014

MEN DO NOT SEEK OBESITY SURGERY AS SOON AS THEY SHOULD SACRAMENTO, California—Even though obesity affects women and men equally, a UC Davis study shows that women with obesity are four times more likely than men with obesity to seek weight-loss surgery. When they do see a bariatric surgeon, male patients tend to be older, […]

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News and Trends—December 2013

| December 27, 2013

Apollo Endosurgery Completes Acquisition of Allergan Inc.’s Obesity Intervention Division AUSTIN, Texas, (PRNewswire)—Apollo Endosurgery, Inc., a leading developer of medical devices for endoscopic surgical procedures, today announced the completion of the acquisition of the obesity intervention division of Allergan, Inc., which manufactures and sells weight loss solutions comprised of the LAP-BAND® adjustable gastric banding system […]

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News and Trends—November 2013

| November 26, 2013

Apollo Endosurgery Announces Acquisition of Obesity Intervention Division from Allergan, Inc. Leading weight-loss medical devices and access to global sales channel to fuel growth

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News and Trends—July 2013

News and Trends—July 2013

| July 12, 2013

Bariatric Times. 2013;10(7):22–25 GORE® SEAMGUARD® Bioabsorbable Staple Line Reinforcement Celebration

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News and Trends—May 2013

| May 15, 2013

Bariatric Times. 2013;10(5):16–18 Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Issues Statement on Benefits of Laparoscopic Obesity Surgery Governor Chris Christie’s Decision to Undergo Procedure Provides Opportunity to Educate Patients

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News and Trends—April 2013

| April 12, 2013

Bariatric Times. 2013;10(4):18–20 Updated Guidelines Issued to Support Enhanced Clinical Outcomes for Bariatric Surgery Patients JACKSONVILLE, Florida (Business Wire)—Updated clinical guidelines outlining optimal management of bariatric surgery patients’ pre- and post-surgery care have been updated by a collaborative group composed of physicians representing the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), The Obesity Society (TOS) and […]

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