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Stay up-to-date on the daily news at ObesityWeek 2013

Monday, Nov. 11- Welcome to ObesityWeek 2013

Tuesday, Nov. 12 - New Clinical Recommendations for Obesity Treatment

Wednesday, Nov. 13 - Scientific Sessions Kick Off

Thursday, Nov. 14 - Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Take Center Stage at ObesityWeek

Friday, Nov. 15 - TOS Recognizes Individual Contributions to Obesity Research


Obesity Society Press Releases

Tuesday, Nov. 12:

New Guideline Offers Road Map to Treat Overweight, Obesity

TOS, AHA, ACC Release New Clinical Practice Guideline for Obesity

Donna Ryan, MD, Recognized with George A. Bray Founders Award


Wednesday, Nov. 13:

Corporate Wellness Programs Are Keeping the Bottomline Fit; What About Employees?

Severe Obesity Increases Healthcare Costs by More Than $8000 per Patient


Thursday, Nov. 14:

Is Medically Supervised Weight Loss Cost Effective?

Price Increases on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Improve Zero Calorie Selections by 25+ Percent




Steven Blair, P.E.D, Recognized with Mickey Stunkard Lifetime Achievement Award

Sir Stephen O’Rahilly, MD, FRS, FMedSci Recognized with Tops Research Achievement Award

Karen Donato Recognized with Atkinson-Stern Award for Distinguished Public Service


Friday, Nov. 15:

Study Ties Surgical Weight Loss to Reduced Aging

Web-Based Interventions Facilitate Weight Loss Between Three to Five Percent

Plant-Based Diets Show More Weight Loss Without Emphasizing Caloric Restriction


ObesityWeek Pre-Meeting Materials

Media Advisory: Don't Miss the World's Largest Event on Obesity Treatment & Prevention

ObesityWeekSM Media Highlights: 1000+ Abstracts, Two Keynotes, Journal Symposia & Much More

Press Release: Introducing ObesityWeek!

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