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Weight-Loss Drugs Are Increasingly Paired with Bariatric Surgery

While surgeons say the drugs can especially help people with severe obesity maintain weight loss after surgery, the combination presents a pricey scenario for insurers already grappling with the cost of the drugs alone. The number of bariatric surgeries performed in the U.S. increased slightly between 2021 and 2022 after the drugs known as GLP-1 […]

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Weight-Loss Startup Calibrate Is Selling Itself to a Private Equity Firm as Patient Complaints Mount

The startup, which prescribes weight-loss drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy in combination with coaching, is planning to restructure its business as part of the sale, according to the Slack message, those people said. In a statement to Insider, a Calibrate spokesperson said the company announced a “legal restructuring,” with new financial commitments from Madryn Asset

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ISSA Furthers Its Strategic Expansion into Health & Wellness with the Acquisition of Empowered Education’s Health Coach Institute and Functional Nutrition Alliance Businesses

International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA), the number one certifier of personal trainers, has achieved a significant milestone with the acquisition of Empowered Education, an industry leader in functional nutrition, health coaching, and life coaching. This strategic addition to ISSA furthers its commitment to inspiring 100 million individuals toward the power of healthy living by 2030.

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