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Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty results in successful weight loss

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty results in successful weight loss

The procedure could be used as alternative to bariatric surgery for selected patients with obesity.

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USPSTF releases draft recommendation for obesity screening in children and adolescents

The USPSTF recommends that children and adolescents older than age 6 years should be screened for obesity.

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Interventions in childhood obesity

Interventions in childhood obesity

Effective use of research-based interventions and recommendations for overweight and obese children begin with initiating a conversation with the family.

Dietary fiber: The prebiotic connection

Dietary fiber: The prebiotic connection

Adequate fiber intake is critical for maintaining good health, but only 5% of Americans consume the recommended daily amount.

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