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24/03/20 - Community
Dear Colleagues, Elective bariatric surgery in both the NHS and private sectors will effectively cease for the next 3- 6 months to help the NHS cope with the extraordinary pressures that the...
04/03/20 - Community
Obesity stigma
Coinciding with World Obesity Day, over 100 medical and scientific organisations have pledged their support for a consensus statement that recognises unscientific public narratives of obesity as a...
20/12/19 - Community
top ten in 2019
It has been another busy year for Bariatric News and we are delighted to announced we have had over half a million visitors so far in 2019 (a record 522,907 as of 19th December 2019). We are now...
16/12/19 - Community
The International Bariatric Club
The year was 2008 and it was another Wednesday evening monthly ‘Journal Club’ presented by the bariatric surgery fellows of the Cleveland Clinic Ohio. As I listened attentively to the excellent...
12/12/19 - Community
Childhood obesity
Children and babies are at risk for obesity in today's age more than ever. There are a number of factors and reasons that children become overweight or having obesity whether that be environmental...
27/03/20 - Community
The four Royal Surgical Colleges (The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Royal College of Surgeons of England, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and the Royal College of...
25/03/20 - Community
The American College of Surgeons has issued guidelines for the triage of metabolic and bariatric surgery (MBS) patients, as part of its Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Surgery online resource...
24/03/20 - Community
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that all elective surgeries, non-essential medical, surgical and dental procedures be delayed during the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID...

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