Implantable gastric stimulator keeps hunger at bay

11/1/2012 | MedGadget.com

IntraPace has created abiliti, a gastric stimulator implant designed to help certain obese patients shed weight by reducing the feeling of hunger and encouraging long-term weight-loss habits. The device links with a Web-based portal, called my.abiliti, where patients can evaluate their food intake and activity levels and share that data with approved peers for social motivation.

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