Obesity

James W. Freston Conference: Obesity and Metabolic Disease — Integrating New Paradigms in Pathophysiology to Advance Treatment

Aug. 18, 2018

Collaborate with researchers and clinicians to help advance obesity treatment and enhance the continuum of obesity care.

2018 AGA Postgraduate Course

June 2, 2018

Secure your spot for this clinically focused, multi-topic course that offers immediately applicable information. Held in conjunction with DDW®. Save $75 when you register by April 18.

Course for APPs benefits all experience levels

April 16, 2018

AGA's popular course for advanced practice providers will take place Aug. 10 through 12 in Chicago, Illinois.

James Freston conference preview: Clinical and socioeconomical implications of obesity

April 16, 2018

Learn about session one of the 2018 James W. Freston Conference taking place in Arlington, Virginia, this August.

Final days to save on AGA Postgraduate Course

April 10, 2018

Early bird deadline is April 18 – last chance to save $75.

2018 James Freston Conference: call for abstracts

March 28, 2018

Give greater visibility to your obesity and metabolic disease research by submitting an abstract for consideration as an oral or poster presentation.

APPs: Enhance your delivery of patient care

March 28, 2018

AGA's popular course for advanced practice providers will be held this summer in Chicago.
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Compendium of AGA 2017 Clinical Guidance

Dec. 21, 2017

Are you up-to-date on AGA's latest clinical guidance?

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

Dec. 19, 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.

AGA Supports Your Efforts to Treat Obesity

Oct. 25, 2017

AGA resources support the needs of GIs in managing the obesity care team.

Blog: Restricting Fructose to Reduce Fatty Liver Disease

Sept. 19, 2017

Researchers report that reducing dietary fructose decreases liver fat in children with obesity and metabolic syndrome. Read more in the AGA Journals blog.

AGA's On-Demand Webinars Can Help you Build An Obesity Program

Sept. 6, 2017

Watch these recordings, exclusively for AGA members, to find out how to expertly and efficiently integrate an obesity program into your practice.

Image Challenge: Complaints of Dysphagia and Heartburn After Bariatric Surgeries?

Sept. 6, 2017

The patient had an adjustable gastric band migrate, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass fail and a supportive band placed on the gastric pouch fail.

FDA Issues Alert for Liquid-Filled Intragastric Balloon Systems

Aug. 11, 2017

Providers encouraged to report all adverse events to the FDA.

What is the Best Management Strategy for Patients With NAFLD?

Aug. 8, 2017

It’s essential for physicians to consider patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in a holistic manner. Read more in the AGA Journals blog.

Talking to Patients With NAFLD

July 27, 2017

Five steps to help you approach patients that have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

A Selection of the Best AGA Abstracts of DDW® 2017

July 27, 2017

Read the best AGA abstracts from Digestive Disease Week, published in Gastro.

New Webinar Series: AGA Obesity Bundle

July 13, 2017

Learn how to implement the management of patients with obesity in your practice.

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.

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.

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.

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.