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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...
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...
11/09/19 - Policy
MBSAQIP programme
The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint quality programme of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic...
07/01/19 - Policy
Obesity as a chronic disease
The Obesity Society (TOS) has updated its 2008 position statement on obesity and has classified obesity as a worldwide, non-communicable chronic disease. The new report, ‘Obesity as a Disease: The...
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...

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