Obesity

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course

May 6, 2017

Registration is now open for this clinically focused, multi-topic course that offers immediately applicable information. Held in conjunction with DDW®. Register by March 22 and save.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Gut Microbiota Decade: A Major Discovery That Will Shape the Future of Medical Practice

March 9, 2017

Leading experts will gather this weekend in Paris to review the major discoveries from the last ten years around gut microbiota.

AGA Releases Obesity Practice Guide

Feb. 27, 2017

Gastroenterologists should address obesity with their patients and provide early therapy.
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AGA Releases Obesity Practice Guide

Feb. 27, 2017

Gastroenterologists should address obesity with their patients and provide early therapy.

FDA Alert: Adverse Events Associated with Fluid-Filled Intragastric Balloons

Feb. 14, 2017

Physicians are encouraged to closely monitor patients treated with these FDA-approved obesity treatment devices.

Registration Open for 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course

Jan. 11, 2017

Early access to registration is open for AGA members. Secure your spot a week before general registration opens and save $75.

Minimally-Invasive Endoscopic Procedure Offers New Option for Obese Patients

Jan. 10, 2017

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) delays gastric emptying, induces early satiation and significantly reduces body weight, researchers report in CGH.

Obesity 106: Physician Discussion Guide

Dec. 22, 2016

Obesity 105: Questions for Your Doctor

Dec. 22, 2016

Obesity 103: Conditions Linked to Obesity

Dec. 22, 2016

Obesity 102: Causes and Risk Factors

Dec. 22, 2016

Obesity 104: Treatment Options

Dec. 22, 2016

Obesity 101: What is Obesity?

Dec. 22, 2016

Highlighted Abstracts from the International Digestive Disease Forum

Dec. 21, 2016

CGH features 104 abstracts from the 2016 meeting, which took place in Hong Kong.

Health Leaders Discuss GI Opportunities in Obesity Management

Oct. 27, 2016

Check out some recent tips for GI obesity management and keep an eye out for our upcoming AGA obesity guide and payment model.

Nutrition Key to Changing Landscape of GI Patient Care

Aug. 29, 2016

Dr. Jessica Bartfield describes how DDSEP 8's nutrition chapter, which highlights topics including obesity and malnutrition, can help you better understand and improve patient care.

Presentations Highlight the Latest in Innovation in GI

Aug. 2, 2016

Select presentations from the 2016 AGA Tech Summit are now available on the AGA website.

2016 AGA Tech Summit Selections

July 28, 2016

2016 AGA Tech Summit Selections

DDSEP® 8: Everything You Need to Succeed

July 26, 2016

Maintain professional excellence with AGA’s premier GI education resource.

Administration of Antibiotics to Children Before Age 2 Years Increases Risk for Childhood Obesity

July 1, 2016

Administration of 3 or more courses of antibiotics before children reach an age of 2 years is associated with an increased risk of early childhood obesity.