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Join the Conversation!  Take our Reader Survey Addressing Important Topics in Bariatric Surgery

Join the Conversation! Take our Reader Survey Addressing Important Topics in Bariatric Surgery

| June 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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Low Calorie, Low Fat, Low Carb, Mediterranean:  What is the Best Diet for Weight Loss?

Low Calorie, Low Fat, Low Carb, Mediterranean: What is the Best Diet for Weight Loss?

| June 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 Colleagues, No matter […]

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United States Federal Court Decision May Impact the Bariatric Community

United States Federal Court Decision May Impact the Bariatric Community

| June 1, 2015

Eligibility Standard of Care, Preoperative Diets among Debate by Angela M. Saba, Managing Editor, Bariatric Times. Bariatric Times. 2015;12(6):8. GET INVOLVED IN THE CONVERSATION-Take the Survey After Reader this Article! Bariatric Times is conducting a survey of bariatric professionals on the debates from this case, including patient eligibility and BMI criterion.  All answers will be […]

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Are Expanded Obesity Treatment Avenues Coming for Medicare Beneficiaries?

Are Expanded Obesity Treatment Avenues Coming for Medicare Beneficiaries?

| June 1, 2015

by Christopher Gallagher Christopher Gallagher is Washington Coordinator, Obesity Care Continuum. Bariatric Times. 2015;12(6):11. May was a very good month for advocacy efforts to expand coverage for obesity treatment avenues for Medicare Beneficiaries. Two major events occurred on Capitol Hill during May 2015—one on the House side and the other across the Hill in the […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery

The History of Bariatric Surgery

| June 1, 2015

The History of Bariatric Surgery: As Told by the Leaders Who Made it Happen This column is dedicated to to telling the stories of leaders who have helped shaped the field of bariatric surgery through their discoveries, teaching, and stewardship. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice […]

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What I Know Now That I Didn’t Know Then: Advice for Future Fellows

What I Know Now That I Didn’t Know Then: Advice for Future Fellows

| June 1, 2015

This column aims to educate individuals and organizations about the importance of the work that the Foundation for Surgical Fellowships is doing to ensure the funding that leads to the innovative training for surgeons to apply the principles of advanced surgical techniques in patient care. This month: by Matthew O. Hubbard, MD, MS, and Caitlin […]

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The Challenges and Rewards of Breaking Paradigms in Diabetes Research

The Challenges and Rewards of Breaking Paradigms in Diabetes Research

| June 1, 2015

3rd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes and the 2nd Diabetes Surgery Summit An Interview with Ricardo Cohen, MD, Director, The Center for Obesity and Diabetes, Hospital Oswaldo Cruz, Sao Paulo, Brazil Bariatric Times. 2015;12(6):18–20. On September 28, 2015, London will host two seminal events: The 3rd World Congress on Interventional Therapies […]

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Experts Gather to Educate Healthcare Providers about Obesity

Experts Gather to Educate Healthcare Providers about Obesity

| June 1, 2015

This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program for Childhood […]

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