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VIDEO: Obesity results from complex disease process

May 26, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. — In this video exclusive, W. Timothy Garvey, MD, chair of the AACE Obesity Scientific Committee, outlines some of the pathophysiology behind obesity and why health care providers must understand the condition as a chronic endocrine disease process.

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VIDEO: Weight loss tips from the experts — Plan meals around the three food groups

May 26, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Elena A. Christofides, MD, FACE, a physician in private practice managing patients with obesity, recommends ignoring the traditional USDA…
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VIDEO: Weight loss tips from the experts — Patients with obesity may be metabolically healthy

May 26, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this video, W. Timothy Garvey, MD, chair of the AACE Obesity Scientific Committee, offers three tips for helping patients lose weight, related…
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AACE unveils new clinical practice guideline for obesity management

May 25, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — A patient-centric approach to obesity management that individualizes treatment and focuses on overall health — not just weight loss —…
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Managing Obesity in 2015: Setting the Framework and Assessing All of the Options

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk.

This CME activity is based on the slides and lectures presented by the faculty at the symposium, Managing Obesity in…
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VIDEO: Weight loss tips from the experts — Hunger control key to success with calorie restriction

December 1, 2015
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Obesity Consults® ObesityForum® 2015 Highlights

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Novo Nordisk, Inc.

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 20 years and is considered a health care epidemic in the United States…
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Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Obesity results from complex disease process

May 26, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this video exclusive, W. Timothy Garvey, MD, chair of the AACE Obesity Scientific Committee, outlines some of the…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Weight loss tips from the experts — Plan meals around the three food groups

May 26, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Elena A. Christofides, MD, FACE, a physician in private practice managing patients with obesity, recommends ignoring the…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Weight loss tips from the experts — Patients with obesity may be metabolically healthy

May 26, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this video, W. Timothy Garvey, MD, chair of the AACE Obesity Scientific Committee, offers three tips for helping patients…

Meeting News Coverage

AACE unveils new clinical practice guideline for obesity management

May 25, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — A patient-centric approach to obesity management that individualizes treatment and focuses on overall health — not just…

In the Journals

Neighborhood walkability affects abdominal obesity in postmenopausal women

May 25, 2016
Postmenopausal women who live in highly walkable locations are less likely to have abdominal obesity than women living in less walkable areas, with…

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Balloon capsules, swallowed then inflated, produce weight loss in nearly 65%

May 24, 2016
SAN DIEGO — Nearly 65% of participants who swallowed three capsules then filled with gas lost 5% or more of their total body weight, according…

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EndoBarrier results in weight loss, reduced HbA1c in obese patients with type 2 diabetes

May 23, 2016
SAN DIEGO — Obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus achieved significant weight loss and improved glucose control with the EndoBarrier…

In the Journals

Low vitamin D levels linked to higher total body fat

May 23, 2016
In older adults without cardiometabolic disease, low levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D are associated with higher total body fat percentage…

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ESSENTIAL: Pose weight loss device failed to reach primary endpoints

May 21, 2016
SAN DIEGO —  A study investigating an incisionless procedure for weight loss failed to reach the primary endpoints in terms of total body…

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FDA finalizes improved Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods

May 20, 2016
The FDA has unveiled updated Nutrition Facts labelling for packaged foods, according to a press release.The new label, which features different…

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