News



April 24 2014

"Could these 'smart scales' cure anorexia? 75% of patients who used device were free of symptoms a year later."
Read article in Daily Mail UK



March 24 2014

Rethinking eating disorder treatment.
Listen to the show at TripleJHack


March 20 2014

Stefan Löfven, leader of the Social Democratic Party in Sweden visited our Clinic in Stockholm
on March 19.




March 15 2014

Deborah Cardile and Diane Insola from our
New York Clinic presented Mandolean at Diabetes EXPO in NYC.



March 12 2014

Our research results continue to attract media attention in Australia.
See for example this recent article in The Telegraph




March 08 2014

For years Hayley struggled with an eating disorder.

Watch SBS's report to find out more




March 05 2014

Eating diorder research.
Listen to Cecilia Bergh, Per Södersten
and Maxine - a Mandometer patient
interviewed by ABC News Australia.

www.mandometer.com/Media Archive




February 21 2014

Cecilia Bergh is interviewed by "Bosnisk Post"
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January 17 2014

APA Journals has done a Spotlight Article entitled "Recovery From Eating Disorders: Expanded Evidence From a New Treatment covering our recently published groundbreaking study "Effective Treatment of Eating Disorders: Results at Multiple Sites”

APA Journals' facebook page

Karolinska Institutet is also highlighting the publication

Read the article



December 18 2013

Mandometer Clinic has Breakthrough in Treating Anorexia and Bulimia. The Mandometer Clinic announces the publication in the American Psychological Associations’ journal Behavioral Neuroscience, its groundbreaking study on Effective Treatment of Eating Disorders: Results at Multiple Sites.

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Read Article (apa.org)
Our newsroom (cision.com)


December 07 2013

On 26 November, Jan Ståhlemark, CEO of Mandometer AB, got all excited! Mandometer was awarded a 1 million SEK research grant from VINNOVA, Sweden´s Innovation Agency, to make Mandometer available to obese patients in primary care. The clinical Staff at Mando Group has already shown that it works.


November 12 2013

Mando Group AB´s regular and appreciated course: Mando Academy started on Monday, 11 November. The neural engagement in eating and body weight regulation is followed by Mandometer theory and treatment, including clinical demonstrations and practical applications. The lectures are interactive; the teachers enjoy being interrupted by almost any question. And the students enjoy being certified after the course!



November 8 2013

Mando Group Staff celebrated that the Medical Product Agency of Sweden has registered Mandometer as a medical device. Mandometer has already been cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of eating disorders. Clearing a new medical device is the time consuming first step in making it possible for all in need to use the device.



October 16 2013

Ioannis Ioakimidis met his new research colleagues from Greece, Spain, Switzerland and The Netherlands to start SPLENDID, the big research grant that he won in competition with more than 250 European researchers. The project started with two days of planning in Thessaloniki and aims at preventing body weight problems by developing mobile technologies for personalized behavioral health.


September 9 2013

Mando Group AB välkomnas som medlem i Karolinska Institutet Science Park.

Read more at: sciencepark.ki.se



June 25 2013

EU-grant for prevention of over- and underweight.
In fierce competition, Ioannis Ioakimidis, of Mando Group AB, has been awarded an EU-grant together with researchers in Greece and Holland and electronic engineers in Switzerland and Spain to develop methods for continuously monitoring eating behaviour and physical activity in children and adults. The grant aims at preventing people from becoming over- or underweight.


April 2 2013

Cecilia Bergh was invited to talk at the Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum


January 24 2013

Current ad in NY Daily News


November 22 2012

Jennie Sjöberg from the Mandometer Clinic in Alingsås speaks about eating disorders.
Time: Dec 6, 6-8 PM
Place: Floda, Sweden

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November 12 2012

Cecilia Bergh is one of the speakers at the Global Forum 2012 - Shaping A Connected Digital Future,
in Stockholm.
November 12-13.

Read more at:
globalforumblog.com

October 26 2012

School children at risk of losing control over body weight.
Mandometer researchers examined how 11-13 year old children eat their school lunch. Although the lunch break is 45 minutes long, the children have so little time to eat their lunch that they eat almost twice as quickly as they would normally do. The shortage of time makes children eat in a manner similar to that of obese patients and patients with eating disorders. The school lunch must be scheduled to allow the children time enough to eat their lunch in a relaxed manner, or they might lose control and develop health problems.

Open access to the paper:
"Children eat their school lunch too quickly: an exploratory study of the effect on food intake." BMC Public Health

October 26 2012

Annie Lööf, Swedish Minister for Enterprise,
and her advisors Andres Strömberg and
Hans Dahlgren visited Mando Group AB on October 24.

Mandometer methods for control of body weight and their scientific basis were reviewed and the Minister met with healthy people who had been treated with Mandometer. The Minister herself also got the chance to eat using Mandometer!

October 22 2012

Swedish Minister for Enterprise,
Annie Lööf will visit Mando Group in Sweden.

October 24, 2012, 10.30 a.m.
Photo Credit: Kristian Pohl

To sweden.gov.se

October 18 2012

10 year anniversary at Mando!
In October 10 years ago, an in-patient ward was launched at Mando, all patients can now be treated, including the most severely ill. Mandometer treatment starts already at the in-patient ward with criteria for how patients shall improve before they continue as out-patients. The treatment has improved, the patients do not need to be tube fed and ineffective drugs are gradually removed.

September 3 2012

Filippa Reinfeldt, Catarina Andersson-Forsman, Torbjörn Rosdahl and Hans-Erik Malmros of Stockholms City Council visited Mando Group NY.

They were provided with an overview of the Mandometer Treatment and of a review of the possibilities for export of Swedish medical services to the US.

August 27 2012

Stockholm County Commissioner of Health Care,
Ms Filippa Reinfeldt and colleagues will visit
Mando Group NY.


September 3, 2012, 2:p.m.
Show program; "A Safe Alternative to Surgery for Obese Adults and Children"

July 5 2012

Mandometer researcher participated at 2nd International Conference on Food Oral Processing - Physics, Physiology, and Psychology of Eating. 1-5 July 2012. Beaune, France.

There was a considerable amount of interest in Mandometer methodology and many contact were taken with researcher at the nearby Institute du Gout in Dijon, the biggest laboratory for food research in Europe.

June 29 2012

Radio Sweden broadcasted an interview with Josefine who says she would not have been alive today without the help of the Mandometer Clinic.
To sverigesradio.se

June 19 2012

Cecilia Bergh was invited to talk at the Employers Group of the European Economic and Social Committee thematic meeting on cooperation in the Baltic Sea region entitled "The Baltic Sea Region and Business, a Model for European Macro Regions?" on 14th-15th June 2012.
To eesc.europa.eu

June 12 2012

Cecilia Bergh was one of six speakers when Vinnova together with Samhällsförlaget launched the book "Forskning - till vilken nytta" ("Research - to what use"). Her talk was entitled "Vad ska vi med forskning till?" ("What do we need research for?").
Watch her talk at youtube.com
To Vinnova.se

May 25 2012

The swedish magazine "Veckans Affärer" lists Mando Group as one of "Sweden's 50 new superstars".
To va.se

 

May 21 2012

Mandometer Researchers solved the Obesity Problem
While it is easy to lose some weight, it is virtually impossible to keep it off. Australian researchers (1) have figured out why. Obese patients dieted for eight weeks and, as expected, they lost some weight. At the same time, however, ghrelin, a hunger hormone, increased and PYY, a satiety hormone, increased in their blood. These hormonal changes persisted over more than a year and this is why people who are on a diet feel hungry all the time. To prevent obesity, these hormonal changes should be targeted, suggested the Australians.

Mandometer researchers (2) solved the problem because the hormonal changes that put you at risk are prevented if patients learn to eat using Mandometer.
Using Mandometer is easy and has no unwanted side effects. Quite the opposite, you regain control over your hormones and lose weight without feeling hungry!

1. Sumithran P, Prendergast LA, Delbridge E, Purcell K, Shulkes A, Kriketos A, Proietto J. Long-term persistence of hormonal adaptations to weight loss. N Engl J Med 2011;365:1597-604.
2. Galhardo J, Hunt LP, Lightman SL, Sabin MA, Bergh C, Södersten P, Shield JP. Normalizing eating behavior reduces body weight and improves gastrointestinal hormonal secretion in obese adolescents. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2012;97:E193-201.

Dressed up!

May 18 2012

Mandometer Researcher at Dutch Doctoral Thesis Defense
Per Södersten, director of R&D at Mando Group, was one of the opponents at a PhD thesis defense at Wageningen University in Holland on May 2. The thesis explores how the characteristics of food affect the way you eat and the findings may contribute to a solving the obesity problem. The defense of a doctoral thesis is more of a festivity in Holland than it is in Sweden.

April 12 2012

Visiting Bristol on 26-30 March, Mando Staff taught nurses how to use Mandometer to manage obese children and their family in the comprehensive study which starts shortly. A large group of enthusiastic researchers, including a dietician, an economist, medical doctors, psychologists, and a statistician, is engaged. The study aims at implementing Mandometer in primary care.
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Mars 12 2012

Dr. Cecilia – an example of translational research – is described in the latest issue of Swedish VinnovaNytt.
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Februari 29 2012

"Stop! You are eating too fast!"
Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet writes about both our method and Mary Stahl-Brolén who is a patient at the Mandolean Clinic.
Show pdf
To aftonbladet.se

Januari 18 2012

"Research, enterprise and success"
Cecilia Bergh is interviewed by Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum.
To entreprenorskapsforum.se

Januari 4 2012

Our work with obese children and their families is generating media attention.
Show the cartoon published in DailyMail
Read the newspaper articles in our Media archive

December 29 2011

H.R.H. Prince Daniel's visit to our New York clinic is featured in Svt's program entitled "The year with the Royal Family".
Go to Svtplay.se

December 26 2011

A news editorial about our obesity treatment was aired on Swedish Tv4 News.
Go to Tv4play.se

November 29 2011

Per Södersten will lecture at the Läkartidningen symposium on
Obesity treatments.
Sophiahemmet, Stockholm.
Wednesday December 7 at 5.30 p.m.
More information and registration

November 13 2011

Cecilia Bergh is invited to talk at the Medeon Life Science seminar in Malmö.
Her talk is entitled "You are not what you eat, but how you eat"
Tuesday November 15 at 4 p.m.
To www.Medeon.se

November 11 2011

Per Södersten guest lectures at Scandinavia’s largest health fair.
November 11 at 6 p.m.
Show program
To www.alltforhalsan.se

November 1 2011

H.R.H. Prince Daniel, visits Mando Group and Lenox Hill in New York.
1 November 2011, 2.30 p.m.

Show program
See more pictures at our Facebook page

October 7 2011

Ioannis Ioakeimidis defends his doctoral thesis "Eating, Chewing and the Mind" Section of Applied Neuroendocrinology, Karolinska Institute.

October 6 2011

Record breaking attendance at this year’s science seminar at the Gothenburg Book Fair, where Mando participated.

To www.Forskartorget.com

September 20 2011

Tuesday 4 Oktober 4, 12.10 p.m. at Stockholmsmässan in Älvsjö.
Cecilia Bergh will take part in "Café Entrepreneur" at "Eget Företag", theleading Nordic exhibition for starting and developing new companies.

To entreprenör.se

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September 7 2011

Mandometer® received the Healthcare Technology Acceleration Award in 2011 from the California HealthCare Foundation, Booz Allen Hamilton and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

In the picture, Professor Michael Leon,
UC Irvine.

August 30 2011

Sweden’s social minister Göran Hägglund and his State Secretary Karin Johansson visited the Mandometer Clinic in Stockholm.
They heard the patients’ own stories on getting healthy by learning how to eat and even experienced first hand eating using the Mandometer. Case Managers and researchers also provided information about the organisation and discussed with the Minister plans on how others could become healthy thanks to Mandometer.


August 2011

Mando will take part in the science section of the Göteborg Book Fair.
September 24, 15.35.

Till www.forskartorget.com

August 2011

An article about the Mandometer Clinics was published in the newspaper Alingsås Tidning.

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August 2011

A prize for scientific merit of a project given by the European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology has been given to professor Julian Shields for Mandometer Treatment. In 2008 he was awarded by BUPA for best clinical trial (Mandometer).

June 2011

Per Södersten was presidential keynote speaker at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology on June 23-26 in Queretaro, Mexico.

His talk was entitled: "Translating behavioral neuroendocrinology into clinical practise and explained the scientific basis for Mandometer treatment of underweight and overweight patients."

January 29 2011

Cecilia Bergh is interviewed in the online magazine E24.
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January 2011

An article with professor Per Södersten is published in SIL - Skandinavisk sjukvårdsinformation.
Show pdf

October 13 2010

We celebrate our Grand Opening of the
new clinic in New York City with special guests and members of the Stockholm headquarters.
www.mandonyc.com

October 13 2010

NY1 health and fitness reporter Kafi Drexel visits our Manhattan facility.
Watch the news report here

September 17 2010

Cecilia Bergh, CEO of Mando Group, was interviewed in the Swedish newspaper "Entreprenör".
Show pdf

June 2010

BBC aired an editorial about our treatment.

The segment is available in
our Media archive

January 17 2010

Our treatment is getting attention in Swedish media.

Professor Per Södersten and a patient, in an interview aired on Swedish radio, P4 Extra Söndag. (Only in Swedish)
Go to SR.se
(opens in new window)

Watch a news editorial about the Mandolean® method, aired on Swedish TV, Rapport. (Only in Swedish)
Go to Svt Play
(opens in new window)

January 06 2010

British Medical Journal Reports Innovative Swedish Program For Treating Childhood Obesity; Program for Control of Body Weight Opens in New York in April
New York, N.Y., Jan. 6, 2010 – The British Medical Journal released today a report on a study conducted in Bristol, United Kingdom, that found that a breakthrough Swedish program using a computerized device called "Mandometer®" was significantly more successful than standard treatment at helping obese children and adolescents lose weight, reduce meal size and decrease their body fat.

Show news release

Show Article(pdf)

Read Article at BMJ.com

Read the teaser in the printed version(pdf)

August 07 2009
Cecilia Bergh, CEO,
in the newspaper
Dagens Industri
 
June 11 2009
Mando Group in the newspaper
Dagens Industri

 

June 04 2009
Modjtaba Zandian defends his doctoral thesis "You are how you eat"
Section of Applied Neuroendocrinology, Karolinska Institute.
January 30 2009
Cover Article in Physiology and Behavior

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March 28 2008
Successful eating disorder treatment – now also for overweight
Welcome to a seminar at the Mandometer clinic in Huddinge on the occasion of Australia's Health Minister, Lisa Neville's visit at the Karolinska Institutet when she will discuss the possibilities of extending the treatment of over- and underweight in Australia.
Time: Tuesday 1, april, 12.30-16.00
Place: Mandometerkliniken, Novum forskningspark,
Huddinge.
Newspaper articles, Media archive

Press contact

 
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Telephone:
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