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Physical activity and diet improve after weight loss surgery, but fall short of federal guidelines

Physical activity and diet improve after weight loss surgery, but fall short of federal guidelines

Weight loss with bariatric surgery associated with lower risk of cancer and cancer-related mortality

Weight loss with bariatric surgery associated with lower risk of cancer and cancer-related mortality

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

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

A multi-pronged effort needed to ensure all patients with obesity get better care

A multi-pronged effort needed to ensure all patients with obesity get better care

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

About one in four adults has a liver condition that is a risk factor for heart disease

About one in four adults has a liver condition that is a risk factor for heart disease

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

Successful weight-loss intervention helps lower risk of severe complications from COVID-19

Successful weight-loss intervention helps lower risk of severe complications from COVID-19

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

Bariatric surgery lowers risk of liver disease, heart complications in patients with fatty liver disease

Bariatric surgery lowers risk of liver disease, heart complications in patients with fatty liver disease

Review: Remission should be the primary treatment goal of GPs for people with type 2 diabetes

Review: Remission should be the primary treatment goal of GPs for people with type 2 diabetes

Bariatric surgery reduces brain pressure in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Bariatric surgery reduces brain pressure in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Weight loss induced by diet and bariatric surgery has different impact on mitochondria in fat tissue

Weight loss induced by diet and bariatric surgery has different impact on mitochondria in fat tissue

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

Exercise may help minimize weight loss surgery-induced bone loss

Exercise may help minimize weight loss surgery-induced bone loss

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

Researchers analyze racial disparities in access to bariatric surgery

Researchers analyze racial disparities in access to bariatric surgery

Study: 5 to 10% of surgically induced weight loss linked with cardiovascular benefits

Study: 5 to 10% of surgically induced weight loss linked with cardiovascular benefits

Public insurance users pay more for bariatric surgery compared to private insurance patients

Public insurance users pay more for bariatric surgery compared to private insurance patients

RYGB surgery patients can benefit from anti-obesity medications

RYGB surgery patients can benefit from anti-obesity medications