GHRI's Dr. David Arterburn talks about bariatric surgery research in December 2014.
JAMA study focuses mostly on male VA patients with more diseases than prior studies.
Kaiser Permanente researchers are asking: Can fitness trackers change health as well as activity?
The number of bariatric surgeries done each year in the United States has ballooned. Now, in an August 27 state-of-the-art review in The BMJ and a September 3 editorial in JAMA, David Arterburn, MD, MPH, weighs the evidence on the benefits and risks of the various types of this surgery.
Where’s a dietitian when you need one the most? The e-Care for Heart Wellness study– which tested ways to help patients lower their blood pressure and risk for heart-disease and stroke–sought to solve this common need.
Research-proven treatments for childhood and adolescent obesity exist, but they rely on regular one-on-one meetings with a trained health coach. These “behavioral” treatments are seldom available outside of research studies in specialty medical centers.
Group Health tests behavioral treatment for obesity in real-world setting
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