News in Bariatric Surgery and Medical Weight Management


​Features Eduardo Grunvald, MD

Experts from the Healthy Eating Program at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health demonstrate two DASH-friendly recipes that are delicious, nutritious, easy-to-make and far from DASH-boring.
With the holidays fast approaching we asked three UC San Diego Health nutrition specialists for ideas on how to add a touch of lightness to holiday meals that will wow your guests without walloping th ...

​Features Eduardo Grunvald, MD

86 million adults have prediabetes and 29 million have the disease. Type 2 diabetes is a major public health threat linked to the obesity epidemic. Julie Celebi, MD, discusses early diagnosis to remed ...
In this month’s Corner Clinic, our experts talk about why contestants from a television weight loss show regain the pounds, if women need to worry about toxic shock syndrome and if too much exercise c ...
In patients with breast cancer, a short overnight fast of less than 13 hours was associated with a statistically significant, 36 percent higher risk of breast cancer recurrence and a non-significant, ...
A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine study finds that weight loss programs that provide healthy fats, such as olive oil in the Mediterranean diet, or a low-fat, high-carbohydrate d ...
Medical Design Technology

​Features Santiago Horgan, MD

FDA-approved device fills stomach, deflates appetite
San Diego Union-Tribune

​Features Eduardo Grunvald, MD

Given its links to social ills like obesity and diabetes, it’s hard to champion sugar. It’s also hard to avoid since it seems to be an ingredient in almost every processed food. Here’s a smarter way t ...
For parents who send their kids to dance classes to get some exercise, a new study from researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine suggests most youth dance classes provide ...
Science Blog
Features Santiago Horgan, MD, Cristina Harnsberger, MD, Hans Fuchs, MD and Claude Sirlin, MD
A new study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has identified demographic, socioeconomic and cultural factors that contribute to a major gender disparity amon ...
John and Mary Rieger, participants in the UC San Diego Weight Management program, are vibrant proof of the health benefits of significant weight loss. The program emphasizes maintenance as strongly as ...
Prescription medications are designed to remedy a diagnosed illness or condition but a side effect of many can be unwanted weight gain, adding pounds and problems. Learn more about drugs that can sabo ...
Tis’ the season of resolutions but let’s face it, most well-intentioned resolutions collapse exhausted, sweaty and famished just weeks into that new gym membership. Help is at your fingertips with the ...
A new study led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine finds that the brains of obese children literally light up differently when tasting sugar.
Bess Marcus, PhD, has been appointed senior associate dean for Public Health with the UC San Diego School of Medicine. This new appointment recognizes the rapidly growing field of public health in aca ...
Talk about a double-whopper: We eat too much and we tend to eat too much of the stuff we should hardly be eating at all. A government diet advisory committee recently came out with a list of our mostl ...
A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine-led study suggests that parents of obese children often do not recognize the potentially serious health consequences of childhood weight gain o ...
Chemical & Engineering News
Features Adah Alumairi, PhD
Features Rohit Loomba, MD
The Dispatch
Features Kristy Ward, MD
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center report that bariatric surgery resulting in dramatic weight loss in formerly severely obese women redu ...
Diabetes is a public health issue, not just because millions of Americans have been diagnosed with the metabolic disease, but also for the many more millions who either remain undiagnosed or have sign ...
WTVF Nashville
Featuring Garth Jacobsen, MD
The Bariatric Metabolic Institute (BMI) at University of California, San Diego Health System has been accredited as a Level 1 facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Prog ...

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