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Weight Loss Causes Ripple Effect in Couples
What’s good for one spouse or partner, may be good for the other, particularly when it comes to weight loss, according to a new randomized controlled study published in February in the peer-reviewed journal Obesity.

Teens with Diabetes and Severe Obesity May Be Better Off with Bariatric Surgery than Meds and Lifestyle Changes Alone
Bariatric surgery may help teens with diabetes and severe obesity much more than medication and lifestyle changes alone, new NIH-funded research in the March 12 online issue of JAMA Pediatrics suggests..

Committee Spotlight: ASMBS Flexible Endoscopy Committee
The ASMBS Flexible Endoscopy Committee was created out of increased recognition that endoscopy is an important tool in the treatment of patients with obesity and metabolic disease.