28-Year-Old UK Woman Refusing Weight Loss Treatment to Stay on Benefits – Tech Times
Tech Times28-Year-Old UK Woman Refusing Weight Loss Treatment to Stay on BenefitsTech TimesA woman, who lives in a rent-free home in the United Kingdom, is refusing to take treatment for her weight problems because she would rather stay on benefits than get a job. We have to admit that we were left quite shocked at her admission. It only …
FDA Approves Maestro Rechargeable System (EnteroMedics) for Treatment of Obesity. (Diabetesincontrol)
The Maestro Rechargeable System is indicated for treatment of patients aged at least 18 years with a BMI of 35 to 45 with at least one obesity-related condition and who have failed to lose weight on a weight loss program. The novel device is the first to target the nerve pathway between the brain and stomach that controls hunger and satiety, according to a press release. See this week's Item #3 (http://www.diabetesincontrol.com/articles/diabetes- news/17472).