Obesity

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.

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.
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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.

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.

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 105: Treatment Options

Dec. 22, 2016

Obesity 106: Physician Discussion Guide

Dec. 22, 2016

Obesity 103: Questions for Your Doctor

Dec. 22, 2016

Obesity 101: What is Obesity?

Dec. 22, 2016

Obesity 102: Causes and Risk Factors

Dec. 22, 2016

Obesity 104: Conditions Linked to 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.