News in Bariatric Surgery and Medical Weight Management

7/9/2018
KPBS

​Features Eduardo Grunvald, MD

5/16/2018
POPSUGAR

​Features Eduardo Grunvald, MD

5/4/2018
Salads are an easy way to get vegetables into your diet but not all salads are created equal in terms of health and nutrition. Our expert shares tips on building a fulfilling and healthful salad: from ...
3/5/2018
On March 12, 2018, UC San Diego Health will welcome its first patients to the Koman Family Outpatient Pavilion. Located on the La Jolla campus, the new 156,000-square-foot facility represents the most ...
2/12/2018
Everyday Health

​Features Eduardo Grunvald, MD

2/8/2018
Ever wonder why obese bodies burn less calories or why dieting often leads to a plateau in weight loss? In both cases the body is trying to defend its weight by regulating energy expenditure. In a pap ...
2/7/2018
Treating obese mice with catestatin (CST), a peptide naturally occurring in the body, showed significant improvement in glucose and insulin tolerance and reduced body weight, report University of Cali ...
12/20/2017
Food plays a role in controlling diabetes or, in the case of type 2, keeping it at bay. We get advice from a clinical nutritionist on which foods to embrace and which to avoid and offer three recipes ...
6/30/2017
Cayleih Mackay Nunn, RD, fills us in on the nutritional value of nutritional yeast flakes — a staple in vegan diets for its vitamin B and protein content and its similarity in taste to cheese — and we ...
6/15/2017
University of California San Diego School of Medicine has entered a five-year strategic partnership with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnso ...
5/30/2017
One-third of American children are overweight or obese. Family-based treatment (FBT) has been considered the best model for the treatment of obese children as it provides both parents and children wit ...
3/20/2017
BlackDoctor.org

​Features Eduardo Grunvald, MD

3/3/2017
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.
10/27/2016
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 ...
10/3/2016
Thrillist

​Features Eduardo Grunvald, MD

7/1/2016
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 ...
6/30/2016
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 ...
3/31/2016
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, ...
12/14/2015
Medical Design Technology

​Features Santiago Horgan, MD

12/10/2015
FDA-approved device fills stomach, deflates appetite
11/5/2015
San Diego Union-Tribune

​Features Eduardo Grunvald, MD

6/25/2015
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 ...
4/29/2015
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 ...
8/26/2014
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 ...
3/24/2014
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 ...
9/25/2013
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 ...
10/25/2012
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 ...