EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ:ETRM) announced that the Company has formally changed its name to ReShape Lifesciences Inc. (NASDAQ: RSLS).
It’s well known that obesity is associated with various health problems, such as an increased risk of diabetes, stroke, heart disease, and certain types of cancer. Now, a new study has also found that people with a higher body mass index (BMI) are more likely to develop dementia than those with a normal body weight.
According to the first study to quantify the proportion of cancers attributable to diabetes and high BMI published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, diabetes and high BMI over 25 kg/m2 were the cause of 5.6 percent of new cancer cases worldwide.
ReShape Lifesciences Inc. announced today that their ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon technology has been granted employee coverage through a supplemental coverage policy at a multinational telecommunications corporation that provides mobile telephone, fixed telephone and broadband subscription television services.
ReShape Lifesciences Inc. (NASDAQ:RSLS), a developer of minimally invasive medical devices to treat obesity and metabolic diseases, today announced new data that was presented this week at the ObesityWeek 2017 conference in Washington D.C.
According to a report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 630,000 people in the United States were diagnosed with a cancer associated with being overweight or obese in 2014.
A new study published by The Obesity Society finds that being overweight can lead to financial costs. This is largely due to the need for more medical costs and loss of productivity caused by obesity.
Often, when we talk to new patients and ask them to describe their nutritional goals, they say they want to be thin and stay thin. But a new article recently published in The New York Times suggests that individuals who are trying to shed pounds no longer want to talk about “dieting” and “weight loss.”
For years, people have been under the misconception that all you need to do to lose weight is reduce your caloric intake, and exercise often, but leading researchers finally agree about which is more critical to weight loss success. Learn more about how you can help your overweight patients.
As a weight loss professional, you know there isn’t a “one size fits all” option when it comes to dealing with obesity. Some patients are very motivated when it comes to losing weight and may only need a simple intragastric balloon procedure to help them shed extra weight.