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Reducing Readmissions after Bariatric Surgery: An Important Focus for the Bariatric Community

Reducing Readmissions after Bariatric Surgery: An Important Focus for the Bariatric Community

| February 1, 2015

A Message from Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of Staff, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; General Surgery Residency Program Director; and Director, Fellowship in MIS and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic […]

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Why I Love What I Do:  The Turn of Events that Led Me to Obesity Medicine

Why I Love What I Do: The Turn of Events that Led Me to Obesity Medicine

| February 1, 2015

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Still is also a board member of the Obesity Action Coalition, Tampa, Florida. Dear Readers, This month, […]

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Parallel Evolution: One Surgeon and One Society

Parallel Evolution: One Surgeon and One Society

| February 1, 2015

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery. This month: The ASMBS Presidency Entrance Interview of Dr. John Morton John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS Chief of the Section of Bariatric and […]

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Noninsulinoma Pancreatogenous Hyperinsulinemic  Hypoglycemia in Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Patients

Noninsulinoma Pancreatogenous Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia in Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Patients

| February 1, 2015

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. This month: Noninsulinoma Pancreatogenous Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia in Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Patients by Shawn Tsuda, MD, FACS Dr. Tsuda is from University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada. Bariatric Times. 2015;12(2):10–13. Abstract Several cases of […]

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Checklist #29: Reducing Readmission after Bariatric Surgery

Checklist #29: Reducing Readmission after Bariatric Surgery

| February 1, 2015

Column Editor Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; Director, General Surgery Residency Program and Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida Column Co-editors Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS Associate Director of […]

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Impact of Bariatric Surgery  on the Severity of Psoriasis

Impact of Bariatric Surgery on the Severity of Psoriasis

| February 1, 2015

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Impact of Bariatric Surgery on the Severity of Psoriasis by Gordon […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—February 2015

ASMBS Foundation News and Update—February 2015

| February 1, 2015

by Connie Stillwell Ms. Stillwell is the Executive Director of the ASMBS Foundation. Florida 2/22 Pedometer Challenge. The ASMBS Foundation has teamed up with the Florida State Chapter of the ASMBS to raise awareness of obesity in Florida this February. Healthcare providers, bariatric patients, and those affected by obesity will track their steps on February […]

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News and Trends

News and Trends

| February 1, 2015

Obesity Experts Recommend Weight Loss Drugs, Surgery as Supplement to Lifestyle Interventions Endocrine Society publishes Clinical Practice Guideline on medications for treating obesity WASHINGTON, District of Columbia—The Endocrine Society issued a Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) on strategies for prescribing drugs to manage obesity and promote weight loss. The CPG, entitled “Pharmacological Management of Obesity: An […]

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