October 2, 2018

World Obesity Day is on the 11 th of October and we have partnered with World
Obesity to help spread awareness and information about their #EndWeightStigma
campaign.

World Obesity Day was launched in 2015 as an annual campaign to stimulate and
support practical solution...

August 26, 2018

Dear SASSO Members! 

Please follow this urgent link to the WCIM Satellite Symposium Registration Form: https://thesourcepr.registerevents.co.za/drbartsmet/

Please do not miss this! 

July 4, 2018

The 34th World Congress of Internal Medicine takes place in Cape Town from the 18th – 21st October. The event features renowned medical professionals from across the globe as they cover an array of different topics and fields. It is with great pleasure that we are able...

May 17, 2018

Today we are very proud to share a guest post by CEMMS Waterfall City Team Member, Simonae Kotze, on the role of Pilates post Bariatric surgery. This could answer some questions that patients might have; or can serve as some motivation. Feel free to share it with them....

May 10, 2018

Today we are proud to excerpt some pockets of knowledge that was recently published from CEMMS Waterfall City dietician, Francette Bekker. Here she sheds light on exactly how much sugar we are consuming through our day-to-day beverages. 

Fruit juices are a sou...

April 27, 2018

Following an inspirational piece by Dr Reshma Jagsi written in The New England Journal of Medicine; Prof Tess would like to include her own narrative regarding gender in the workplace. 

Celebrities have recently become vocal against sexual misconduct, discriminatio...

March 16, 2018

One of the latest products that has gone viral on social media is "The Secret Fat Burner." This is a highly dangerous substance! Numerous patients have been reported with symptoms of an overactive thyroid due to this substance being consumed. 

SEMDSA has taken the...

March 9, 2018

It should be clear to us that there are hundreds; if not thousands of rumors, fads and untruths being published and spread. We felt that it was necessary to address the irrational fear that has been circulating regarding aspartame that you find in your non-nutritive sw...

February 23, 2018

The role of a psychiatrist in a bariatric surgery team is much more important than most people initially understand it to be. In the medium to long term, the decisions made by the individual patient will affect the results of surgery much more than any other factor dur...

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