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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:
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.
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]