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15/02/18 - Community
European Obesity Day 2018
European Obesity Day, held each year to draw attention to Europe’s growing obesity epidemic and the need for better prevention and treatment, is to be held this year on Saturday 19 May. Individuals,...
05/12/17 - Community
Bariatric app
Penn Medicine has launched the first-of-its-kind app for bariatric surgery on the journey before and after bariatric surgery to track healthy behaviours and communicate with care team. The ‘Penn Life...
18/10/17 - Community
SOARD Journal Club
The official journal of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) – the Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases journal – has announced the creation of a dedicated online...
10/08/17 - Community
TV programme
blink Films are developing a television series looking at the increasing number of obese people in Britain who are physically or psychologically unable to leave their homes due to their weight. They...
07/06/17 - Community
Bariatric podcast
A new podcast, Beyond Bariatric Surgery Podcast, launched in May 2017, brings together the world’s best advice and support for bariatric surgery patients. Podcast host and nutrition expert, Dr Susan...
29/04/19 - Community
Mal Fobi’s Corner
Vertical resection of the stomach to reduce the gastric reservoir in the biliopancreatic diversion operation (BPD) was introduced by Hess in order to decrease the incidence of marginal ulcers in that...
25/02/19 - Community
Mal Fobi’s Corner
Should a bariatric surgeon perform the procedure requested by the patient? I am often asked this question. I have always taken this to be a push back by surgeons who claim they did an operation...
09/10/18 - Community
Bandboozled slimming club
Launched in partnership with The Hospital Group, Bandboozled offers invaluable support and education which are key to getting the full benefit of the weight loss surgery success and achieving weight...

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