2013-12-07On 26 November, Jan Stålemark, 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.
2013-11-12Mando 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!
2013-11-08Mando 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.
2013-10-16Ioannis 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.
2013-06-25In 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.
Jennie Sjöberg from the Mandometer Clinic in Alingsås speaks about eating disorders.
Time: Dec 6, 6-8 PM
Place: Floda, SwedenShow invitation
Cecilia Bergh is one of the speakers at the Global Forum 2012 -
Shaping A Connected Digital Future,
November 12-13.Read more at: globalforumblog.com
2012-10-26Annie 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!
Swedish Minister for Enterprise,
Annie Lööf will visit Mando Group in Sweden.
October 24, 2012, 10.30 a.m.
Photo Credit: Kristian PohlTo sweden.gov.se
2012-10-1810 year anniversary at Mando!
On 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.
2012-09-03Filippa 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.
2012-07-05Mandometer 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.
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
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
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.comTo vinnova.se
The swedish magazine "Veckans Affärer" lists Mando Group as one of "Sweden's 50 new superstars".To va.se
2012-05-18Per Södersten, director of R&D at Mandometer, 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.
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.Show pdf
Dr. Cecilia – an example of translational research – is described in the latest issue of Swedish VinnovaNytt.Show pdf
"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 pdfTo aftonbladet.se
H.R.H. Prince Daniel's visit to our New York clinic is featured in the Swedish television program entitled "The year with the Royal Family".Go to SvtPlay.se
A news editorial about our obesity treatment was aired on Swedish Tv4 News.Go to Tv4play.se
Per Södersten will lecture at the Läkartidningen symposium on
Wednesday December 7 at 5.30 p.m.More information and registration
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
2011-10-07Ioannis Ioakeimidis defends his doctoral thesis "Eating, Chewing and the Mind" Section of Applied Neuroendocrinology, Karolinska Institute.
Record breaking attendance at this year’s science seminar at the Gothenburg Book Fair, where Mando participated.To www.Forskartorget.com
Tuesday 4 Oktober 4, 12.10 p.m. at Stockholmsmässan in Älvsjö.
Cecilia Bergh will take part in "Café Entrepreneur" at "Eget Företag", the leading Nordic exhibition for starting and developing new companies.To www.entreprenör.seShow ad
2011-09-07Mandometer® 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.
2011-08-30Sweden’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.
Mando will take part in the science section of the Göteborg Book Fair.
September 24, 15.35.To www.forskartorget.com
An article about the Mandometer Clinics was published in the newspaper Alingsås Tidning.Show pdf
2011-08-01A 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).
2011-06-26Per 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."
FDA Clears Mandometer® For the Treatment of Eating Disorders.Se pdf
An article with professor Per Södersten is published in SIL - Skandinavisk sjukvårdsinformation.Show pdf
NY1 health and fitness reporter Kafi Drexel visits our Manhattan facility
Watch the news report in ourMedia archive
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
Cecilia Bergh, CEO of the Mando Group was interviewed by BBC Radio.
Listen to the broadcast in ourMedia archive
BBC aired an editorial about our treatment.
The segment is available in ourMedia archive
Our treatment is getting attention in Swedish media. Professor Per Södersten and a patient, in an interview aired on swedish radio, P4 Extra Söndag.
Watch a news editorial about the Mandolean® method, aired on Swedish TV, Rapport. (Only in Swedish) Go to Svt Play
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 releaseShow Article(pdf)Read Article at BMJ.com
2010-01-04A new Mandometer® clinic opens today in Alingsås, Sweden. The clinic provides day care treatment for patients with eating disorders. AB Mando has an agreement with Region Västra Götaland and patients in the region can refer themselves directly to the clinic in order to receive Mandometer® treatment. The Manager of the clinic is Jennie Sjöberg, previously head of the inpatient ward at the Mandometer® clinic in Huddinge.
AB Mando was invited to exhibit in Umeå in connection to EU´s Informal Meeting of Competitiveness Ministers
A news segment broadcasted on Swedish TV, "Rapport", is available in our Media archive
Cecilia Bergh, CEO of the Mando Group AB,
in the newspaper Dagens IndustriShow pdf
The Economic Report on CNN will feature a five-minute segment on the Mandometer® Clinics on June 23.
The segment is available in our Media archive
Mando Group AB in the newspaper Dagens Industri.Show pdf
2009-06-04Modjtaba Zandian defends his doctoral thesis "You are how you eat" Section of Applied Neuroendocrinology, Karolinska Institute.
Cover Article in Physiology and BehaviorShow pdf
Patients´ Satisfaction Survey
To improve our treatment for eating disorders we each year randomly select patients to participate in a Satisfaction Survey.See this year´s results
2008-12-17On December 17th 2008, we received an honorary mention at the Swedish Government Offices, Rosenbad from Swecare and the Minister of Health:
"AB Mando has in a successful way conceptualized and packeted a very complex service and established its activity on three continents".
Cover Article in Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology Se pdf
Health minister Lisa Neville from Australia visits the Mando Group AB and the symposium ”Cause and Cure for Eating Disorders and Obesity” held at the Karolinska Institute is opened by the Dean of the Institute, professor Harriet Wallberg-Henriksson.Show pdf