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Adult Obesity Treated Using New FDA-approved Device
VBLOC vagal blocking therapy delivered via the Maestro System (EnteroMedics Inc., Minneapolis, MN) is now approved to treat adults with obesity. Learn about the device, how it works, side effects, and study results.
Bariatric Surgery
Potential Benefits, Risks and Types of Bariatric Surgery
Many people with obesity can’t simply lose weight with healthy eating and physical activity, despite how hard they may try. Bariatric (obesity) surgery is performed to treat people who have morbid obesity.
Care After Bariatric Surgery
Committing to Healthy Choices
Bariatric surgery is a tool to aid in weight loss, but is not a cure. To successfully lose weight and maintain this weight loss, people who have bariatric surgery must commit to healthy eating and regular physical activity for the rest of their lives. Learn more here.
Michelle Obama Takes on Obesity in America's Kids
Let's Move Campaign Aims to End Multi-faceted Epidemic
Childhood obesity is rising, and it's a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes. First Lady Michelle Obama is actively addressing the childhood obesity problem with a national awareness program called Let's Move. Learn all about it in this article.
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