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American Academy of Pediatrics releases the first clinical practice guideline for evaluating and treating childhood obesity

American Academy of Pediatrics releases the first clinical practice guideline for evaluating and treating childhood obesity

Bariatric surgical procedures can lead to enduring improvements in urinary incontinence

Bariatric surgical procedures can lead to enduring improvements in urinary incontinence

Study evaluates adverse events after gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy in adolescents

Study evaluates adverse events after gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy in adolescents

New evidence-based clinical guidelines expand patient eligibility for metabolic and bariatric surgery

New evidence-based clinical guidelines expand patient eligibility for metabolic and bariatric surgery

Emergency dialysis during hospitalization for surgery predicts unfavorable outcomes

Emergency dialysis during hospitalization for surgery predicts unfavorable outcomes

Bariatric surgery associated with long-term improvements in pain, physical function, work productivity

Bariatric surgery associated with long-term improvements in pain, physical function, work productivity

Study: Weight-loss surgery reduces cancer incidence and deaths

Study: Weight-loss surgery reduces cancer incidence and deaths

Preoperative BMI and weight play a key role in bariatric surgery outcomes

Preoperative BMI and weight play a key role in bariatric surgery outcomes

Women recommended to wait for at least two years after bariatric surgery before trying to conceive

Women recommended to wait for at least two years after bariatric surgery before trying to conceive

Bariatric surgery is just as effective for younger adolescents with obesity as for older kids

Bariatric surgery is just as effective for younger adolescents with obesity as for older kids

Telehealth-delivered exercise and weight loss program for people with knee osteoarthritis or obesity

Telehealth-delivered exercise and weight loss program for people with knee osteoarthritis or obesity

Study finds long-term outcomes of weight loss surgery in children, adolescents with severe obesity

Study finds long-term outcomes of weight loss surgery in children, adolescents with severe obesity

Women need to avoid pregnancy for 12 months after bariatric surgery

Women need to avoid pregnancy for 12 months after bariatric surgery

"Practice makes perfect" in complex GI cancer operations

"Practice makes perfect" in complex GI cancer operations

Study shows reliability and robustness of injectable anti-obesity medication

Study shows reliability and robustness of injectable anti-obesity medication

Study: Patients may not be receiving recommended follow-up care after bariatric surgery

Study: Patients may not be receiving recommended follow-up care after bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery linked to lower risk of hospital and intensive care unit admission

Bariatric surgery linked to lower risk of hospital and intensive care unit admission

Robotic-assisted kidney transplant and weight loss surgery can be performed safely for obese patients

Robotic-assisted kidney transplant and weight loss surgery can be performed safely for obese patients

Paired surgical approach improves chances for heart transplant in obese patients

Paired surgical approach improves chances for heart transplant in obese patients

Weight loss lasts long after bariatric surgery, study finds

Weight loss lasts long after bariatric surgery, study finds