Researchers and the American public view the causes of and treatments for obesity very differently, a recent Vox article showed. According to the author, the public generally believes obesity is “caused by a lack of willpower” that can be fixed…
David E. Arterburn, MD, MPH, an internal medicine physician with the Washington Permanente Medical Group, shared his expertise with The Associated Press on the increasing number of people going back a second time for surgery to aid with weight loss.
David Arterburn, MD, MPH, of the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, answers some questions about a major study on severe obesity among adolescents.
Recent large, long-term study finds patients develop half as much nerve, kidney, and eye disease after bariatric surgery.