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Novel DiaRem scoring system can predict diabetes remission after gastric bypass surgery

Novel DiaRem scoring system can predict diabetes remission after gastric bypass surgery

Safety measures intended to improve bariatric surgery outcomes may impede obese minorities' access to care

Safety measures intended to improve bariatric surgery outcomes may impede obese minorities' access to care

Jersey Shore receives accreditation from BSCN for providing high quality care

Jersey Shore receives accreditation from BSCN for providing high quality care

Bariatric procedures can lead to rapid, safe and permanent weight loss in obese patients

Bariatric procedures can lead to rapid, safe and permanent weight loss in obese patients

July 4th:  An outstanding time to declare independence from severe obesity

July 4th: An outstanding time to declare independence from severe obesity

Weight-loss surgery may improve metabolic risk factors in obese patients: Study

Weight-loss surgery may improve metabolic risk factors in obese patients: Study

Standard strategies to prevent lethal blood clots more effective than temporary placement of filters

Standard strategies to prevent lethal blood clots more effective than temporary placement of filters

Businesses brace for health law's coverage requirements, potential costs

Businesses brace for health law's coverage requirements, potential costs

First Edition: May 28, 2013

First Edition: May 28, 2013

Highlights: Geography's role in elective surgeries in Calif.; Conn. Democrats eye shifting $400M in Medicaid money; HHS says Cedars-Sinai has $2.2M in billing errors

Highlights: Geography's role in elective surgeries in Calif.; Conn. Democrats eye shifting $400M in Medicaid money; HHS says Cedars-Sinai has $2.2M in billing errors

First Edition: May 23, 2013

First Edition: May 23, 2013

Weekend reading: Overweight doctors; ADHD diagnosis wars; States cut treatment for mentally ill; The war on breast cancer

Weekend reading: Overweight doctors; ADHD diagnosis wars; States cut treatment for mentally ill; The war on breast cancer

LAP-BAND-weight loss procedure safe and effective for obese people

LAP-BAND-weight loss procedure safe and effective for obese people

Viewpoints: Solving the doctor shortage; Can Gov. Scott convince Fla. lawmakers to accept Medicaid expansion?

Viewpoints: Solving the doctor shortage; Can Gov. Scott convince Fla. lawmakers to accept Medicaid expansion?

Weight loss surgery causes changes in DNA modifications

Weight loss surgery causes changes in DNA modifications

Non-surgical weight loss devices: an interview with Richard Thompson, CEO ReShape Medical

Non-surgical weight loss devices: an interview with Richard Thompson, CEO ReShape Medical

Jersey Shore’s Bariatric Surgery Program helps obese people to lose weight

Jersey Shore’s Bariatric Surgery Program helps obese people to lose weight

Counting the cost of bariatric surgery

Counting the cost of bariatric surgery

Restricting coverage to COEs not associated with improved outcomes for bariatric surgery

Restricting coverage to COEs not associated with improved outcomes for bariatric surgery

Study finds bariatric surgery does not reduce long-term medical costs

Study finds bariatric surgery does not reduce long-term medical costs