BOSTON – For those in obesity treatment, things are looking up, said, in a video interview at the AGA Tech Summit, sponsored by the . There are several new therapies to choose from, said Dr. Sharaiha, assistant professor of medicine at Cornell University, New York – and a variety of therapies coming down the pipeline. The key is to choose the right treatment, or right combination of treatments – surgical, endoscopic, or medical – for the right patient at the right time and to follow up. Obesity is a chronic disease that needs long-term, team treatment. With obesity treatments there is sometimes a trade-off between risk and results, but the innovations coming along may balance that risk-results equation for some patients, she said.