Bariatric endoscopy‘ bridges the gap’ on obesity management spectrum

The obesity epidemic is one of today’s most blatantly visible — yet actively neglected — public health concerns, affecting more than 1 billion people globally, according to WHO.The CDC has reported that U.S. obesity prevalence climbed from 30.5% in 1999 to 41.9% by 2020, while the prevalence of severe obesity went from 4.7% to 9.2% during that time. With this rise in prevalence, the obesity epidemic has brought about considerable socioeconomic and health care-associated cost burden: The estimated annual health care utilization cost of caring for patients with obesity wasRead More

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