SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ReShape Lifesciences Inc. (NASDAQ:RSLS), the premier physician-led weight loss solutions company, today announced the company was highlighted in this week’s BioTuesdays feature article, titled “ReShape Lifesciences forging weight loss and metabolic health solutions”. The article stemmed from ReShape Lifesciences CEO Bart Bandy’s interview with BioTuesdays’ Editor in Chief Leonard Zehr.
“We have all the ingredients in place to deliver safe, effective and sustainable therapies that address a growing global health crisis associated with increased prevalence of obesity, associated COVID-19 risk factors and metabolic diseases, including diabetes, cancer and hypertension,” stated Bart Bandy, President and Chief Executive Officer at ReShape Lifesciences™, as quoted in the interview with BioTuesdays. “We provide solutions and patient engagement across the full physician-led weight-loss continuum, differentiating ourselves from competitors who are focused on a single vertical.”
ReShape Lifesciences’ lead product, Lap-Band®, with over 1,000,000 placements worldwide, provides minimally invasive, long-term treatment of obesity and is an alternative to more aggressive surgical stomach-stapling weight loss procedures.
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ABOUT RESHAPE LIFESCIENCES INC.
ReShape Lifesciences™ is America's premier weight loss and metabolic health-solutions company, offering an integrated portfolio of proven products and services that manage and treat obesity and metabolic disease. The FDA-approved Lap-Band® Program provides minimally invasive, long-term treatment of obesity and is an alternative to more invasive surgical stapling procedures such as the gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy. The ReShape Vest™ System is an investigational (outside the U.S.) minimally invasive, laparoscopically implanted medical device that wraps around the stomach, emulating the gastric volume reduction effect of conventional weight-loss surgery. It helps enable rapid weight loss in obese and morbidly obese patients without permanently changing patient anatomy. reshapecare™ is a virtual weight-management program that supports lifestyle changes for all weight-loss patients led by board certified health coaches to help them keep the weight off over time. The recently launched ReShape Marketplace™ is an online collection of quality wellness products curated for all consumers to help them achieve their health goals.
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ReShape Lifesciences Investor Contact: Thomas Stankovich Chief Financial Officer 949-276-6042 ir@ReShapeLifesci.com
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