New research is being presented at the First Annual Obesity Week 2013–an event co-locating the annual meetings of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery and The Obesity Society–from November 11 to 16 in Atlanta.

Obesity Week 2013 Introduction

Meeting Highlights

The Effects of Delayed or Denied Insurance Approval for Bariatric Surgery

Validating Bariatric Surgery Accreditation

Gastric Bypass & Aging

Bariatric Surgery Trends Among Medicare Beneficiaries

Gastric Bypass Decreases Stroke & MI Risk in Diabetics

News From the Meeting

Swedish Obese Subjects Study Findings on 15-Year Diabetes Remission and Relapse Rates After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery Hospital Readmission and Infection Rates Drop Dramatically After Implementation of New Protocols

New Guidelines Urge Docs to Focus on Obesity

“Food Addiction” May Be at Root of Some Obesity

Bingeing Boosts Diabetes Risk

Obesity Week Parses Dietary Lifestyle and Weight Loss

Leading Scientists, Clinicians and Surgeons Come Together to Host the World’s Largest Event on Obesity Treatment & Prevention – ObesityWeek 2013

More Coming soon!


More From the Meeting



ObesityWeek Mobile App


Housing & Travel

Keynote Speakers

Social Events

Partner Symposia

ASMBS Program Overview

TOS Program Overview


Posters & Abstracts