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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...
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...
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...
06/12/18 - Policy
2nd Gore Expert Obesity Meeting
The 2nd Gore Expert Obesity Meeting was held at WL Gore and Associates’ Feldkirchen-Westerham location, in Germany, from September 19-20, 2018. The meeting provided surgical specialists from around...
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...

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