Obesity in America

I’m recently back from the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) annual meeting which was held in conjunction with The Obesity Society (TOS). I’m always inspired by new concepts and observations that are collectively made among my colleagues. I’d like to share a little of what I...

Staggering Cost of Obesity

Obesity now accounts for over 20% of health care spending in the U.S., according to a new study from Cornell University.  Previous research had calculated this figure to be just 9% more than half of what Cornell researchers calculated using a new method to determine the causal effects of...