Obesity

Implementing an Obesity Episode: Lessons from a Solo GI Practitioner

Aug. 23, 2017

Get tips and real world experience on implementing a successful obesity program into a solo GI practice.

Implementing an Obesity Episode: Lessons from a Large GI Group

Aug. 16, 2017

Get tips and real world experience on implementing a successful obesity program into a large GI practice.

Principles of Gastroenterology for the NP and PA

Aug. 11, 2017

Hear from the experts as they provide you with critical updates on treating and managing patients with a variety of GI disorders.

Incorporating Behavioral Consultation and Management into Your Obesity Program

Aug. 9, 2017

Learn how to incorporate behavioral consultations into your practice’s obesity program to increase patient success. Learn what behavioral services are covered by insurance. Learn which behavioral services are covered as preventive services.

Incorporating Nutritional Consultation and Support into Your Obesity Program

Aug. 2, 2017

Learn what nutritional services for obesity are covered by insurance. Learn which nutritional services for obesity are covered as preventive services. Learn how to partner with or incorporate a dietitian into your practice.

Incorporating Pharmaceuticals and Medication Management into Your Obesity Program

July 26, 2017

Learn how to effectively integrate pharmaceuticals and medication management into an obesity program.

New Webinar Series: AGA Obesity Bundle

July 13, 2017

Learn how to implement the management of patients with obesity in your practice.
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Earn CME and MOC at Your Convenience

July 12, 2017

Ordering the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course online sessions gives you the chance to earn continuing medical education credits at your leisure.

New Study Links Unsaturated Fats to Fatty Liver Disease

June 15, 2017

CMGH article adds new information to our understanding of metabolically unhealthy obesity.

Did You Miss AGA Sessions at DDW® 2017?

June 14, 2017

Check out more than 100 hours of AGA Institute Council sessions with DDW On Demand.

New Study: Unsaturated Fat Associated with Fatty Liver Disease

June 14, 2017

CMGH researchers report on the role of macronutrients in the development of metabolically unhealthy obesity.

On Patients’ Minds: Obesity Procedure Featured on NBC

June 7, 2017

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) procedure could help 78.6 million obese Americans lose weight. Are you prepared to answer patient questions on this procedure?

Prebiotics Reduce Body Fat in Overweight Children

June 7, 2017

New Gastroenterology research finds prebiotics prevent obesity in children by altering the gut microbiome.

Gastroenterology Study Finds Prebiotics Reduce Body Fat in Overweight Children

June 7, 2017

AGA microbiome expert Dr. Geoffrey A. Preidis weighs in on this new study and why the findings are clinically relevant.

2017-18 AGA GI Resource Catalog

May 30, 2017

Whether it’s the latest in clinical education, cutting-edge science or navigating the future of medicine, AGA has you covered. Find resources to address all of your professional needs in the GI Resource Catalog.

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

May 6, 2017

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the premier meeting for the GI professional. Every year it attracts approximately 15,000 physicians, researchers and academics from around the world who desire to stay up-to-date in the field.

Compilation of Research Showcases Latest Advances in Obesity Treatment

May 3, 2017

Special issue of Gastroenterology provides state-of-the-art reviews covering key issues regarding the pathogenesis, pathophysiology and therapy of obesity.

White Paper AGA: An Episode-of-Care Framework for the Management of Obesity—Moving Toward High Value, High Quality Care: A Report From the American Gastroenterological Association Institute Obesity Episode of Care and Bundle Initiative Work Group

April 28, 2017

This paper outlines a collaborative approach involving multiple stakeholders for gastrointestinal practices to assess their ability to participate in and implement an episode of care for obesity and understand the essentials of coding and billing for these services.

Check Out Obesity, Metabolism & Nutrition Sessions at DDW® 2017

April 25, 2017

This programming includes both OMN-specific and cross-sectional invited speaker sessions, as well as abstract-based platform and poster research fora.

ESG Reduces Body Mass Index and Metabolic Complications

April 4, 2017

The April issue of CGH features a prospective study on endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG). Read a study overview on the AGA Journals Blog.

AGA Tools Help GIs Manage Patients with Obesity

March 30, 2017

AGA offers opportunities (both in-person and on-demand) for GIs to learn about and discuss obesity management.

Take Our Obesity Quiz

March 22, 2017

Test your obesity management knowledge with a patient scenario that applies the advice from the AGA Clinical Practice Update on endoscopic bariatric therapies.

Multirevisional Bariatric Surgery: What is the Diagnosis?

March 22, 2017

This Gastroenterology Clinical Image Challenge highlights a 63-year-old man presented for management of his morbid obesity.

AGA Releases Clinical Guidance on Endoscopic Bariatric Therapy

March 14, 2017

GIs should incorporate obesity management into their practice as part of a multi-disciplinary care team.