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06/06/18 - Policy
SBCBM 2018
On the first day of the XIX Brazilian Congress of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, held this Wednesday, June 6th, in Fortaleza, members of the Brazilian Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (...
17/05/18 - Policy
UK obesity services
A national (UK) obesity strategy for both adult and childhood obesity should be developed and implemented by the Government, with input from key stakeholders, according to a report from an All-Party...
12/02/18 - Policy
WLS Guide Members
The Savoy Hotel in Limerick, Ireland, has become the first restaurant in Ireland and UK to support WLS Guide Members who request help with smaller portions of food. According to the WLS, 51% of...
19/02/18 - Policy
Approved procedures and devices
The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) has added the intragastric balloon to its list of approved procedures and devices, following an extensive review and analysis of...
30/01/18 - Policy
Metabolic surgery for T2DM
A joint statement, ‘Metabolic Surgery in the Treatment Algorithm for Type 2 Diabetes: A Joint Statement by International Diabetes Organizations’, endorsed by 50 international organizations and...
09/10/18 - Policy
Centers of Therapeutic Excellence
The American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC) has announced it is developing Centers of Therapeutic Excellence (COTE) initiative. The AABC is an official US Federal not-for-profit,...
09/10/18 - Policy
Guidelines on hyperglycaemia for T2DM
The European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) have produced an updated consensus statement on how to manage hyperglycaemia  in patients with...
03/09/18 - Policy
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
The Obesity Society (TOS) has announced that it will host a variety of activities recognising National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in September to help combat this disease and promote a...

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