Non-Surgical Weight Management Program

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Sep 22, 2017

Live video Q&A with the experts from the non-surgical weight management program at Mayo Clinic

By Jessie Fenske @fenske.jessica
Some of the experts helping patients as part of Mayo Clinic's non-surgical weight management program recently did a live video Q&A to answer questions and share more information about the program. If you missed the live event with Dr. Barham Abu Dayyeh, Dr. Andres Acosta and wellness coach Sara Link, you can watch it below: [...]
Sep 1, 2017

10,000 steps a day: Too low? Too high?

By epagel @epagel
What makes our program unique is that it combines non-invasive weight loss procedures with a health and wellness program. This often includes helping patients increase their physical activity, and for many, that starts by incorporating more walking into their day. Enjoy this article from Mayo Clinic’s Healthy Living Program, [...]
10,000 steps a day: Too low? Too high?
Aug 9, 2017

A review of endoscopic bariatric therapies published by Dr. Abu Dayyeh and colleagues

By Barham Abu Dayyeh M.D. MPH @babudayyeh
Multiple endoscopic bariatric therapies are currently being evaluated or are in clinical use throughout the United States. These procedures are well positioned to fill an important gap in the management of obesity and metabolic disease. Dr. Barham Abu Dayyeh and colleagues recently completed a review of these therapies in an American [...]
Aug 4, 2017

Understanding how the intragastric balloon procedure works

By Barham Abu Dayyeh M.D. MPH @babudayyeh
An intragastric balloon is a newer kind of weight-loss procedure. The steps below outline how it is performed. First, a deflated silicone balloon is inserted into a patient's stomach through the patients mouth as shown in the photo below. This allows the procedure to be done without surgical incisions or scars. This is [...]
Understanding how the intragastric balloon procedure works
Jul 28, 2017

Understanding how the endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty procedure works

By Barham Abu Dayyeh M.D. MPH @babudayyeh
How the procedure works Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty is a newer type of weight-loss procedure. Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty reduces the size of your stomach using an endoscopic suturing device without the need for surgery. As the diagram at the right illustrates, a suturing device is interested into your stomach through [...]
Understanding how the endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty procedure works

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