Association for Bariatric Endoscopy

All Things Bariatric Endoscopy

We are ABE, a division of ASGE

The Association of Bariatric Endoscopy (ABE) promotes the safe and effective integration of endoscopic bariatric therapies into practice by providing state-of-the-art information, education and practice support. ABE members are GI endoscopists, surgeons and clinicians offering the latest bariatric endoscopic procedures to improve the health and wellness of patients with obesity. As a division of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), ABE members receive the benefits of both organizations.

Why join us?

Build your bariatric endoscopy practice with state-of-the-art information, education and practice support from the Association for Bariatric Endoscopy (ABE).  Members have access to the best information available from experts in this rapidly developing and growing field, including an active community for information sharing and practice support.

Latest news

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Study links fasting diets to weight loss

Source: Bariatric SmartBrief – an ABE member benefit.

A study in the journal Cell Metabolism linked fasting diets with a four-hour or six-hour window for eating to weight loss over 10 weeks. The study of adults with obesity also associated the two eating windows with decreases in insulin resistance and oxidative stress levels.
Does obesity increasse risk of cancer?

Shaken by the news of Chadwick Boseman’s passing, this video on colon cancer awareness spawned many questions about what we can do to help reduce our risk of cancer. Obesity is one of the risk factors for 13 types of cancer.

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