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01/11/17 - Policy
Intragastric balloon therapy
Apollo Endosurgery has announced the presentation of the largest global review of intragastric balloons titled “Brazilian Intragastric Balloon Consensus after more than 40,000 cases” at ObesityWeek...
25/10/17 - Policy
Endoscopic Suturing Procedure Registry
Apollo Endosurgery has entered into a Registry Funding Agreement with the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Center for GI Innovation and Technology, to develop and administer a registry...
11/10/17 - Policy
Updated guidance
Guidance on commissioning weight assessment services and management clinics in the UK, first published in 2014, has been updated and now includes guidelines on children and young people. The guidance...
05/09/17 - Policy
US obesity rates
Adult obesity rates are showing signs of levelling off, according to the 14th annual State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America report from the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and...
30/08/17 - Policy
Third IFSO Global Registry Report
The Third IFSO Global Registry Report (2017) has been released at the XXII World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) in London, UK....
11/01/18 - Policy
Obesity in the workplace
Effective prevention and treatment steps, including coverage for bariatric surgery when indicated, can help employers to control the health and economic impact of obesity in the workplace, according...
07/12/17 - Policy
EASO recommendations
A post-bariatric multidisciplinary follow-up programme should be an integral part of the clinical pathway at centres delivering bariatric surgery and it should be offered to patients requiring it,...
20/11/17 - Policy
Weight stigma and childhood obesity
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and The Obesity Society (TOS) are seeking to raise awareness and provide recommendations regarding the prevalence and negative effects of weight stigma on...

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