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The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis

The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis

| February 1, 2017

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, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts This month: The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis […]

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News and Trends  February 2017

News and Trends February 2017

| February 1, 2017

Fat Shaming Linked to Greater Health Risks Penn study finds patients with obesity who internalize negative stereotypes have a greater risk of cardiovascular, metabolic diseases PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania—Body shaming is a pervasive form of prejudice, found in cyber bullying, critiques of celebrities’ appearances, at work and school, and in public places for everyday Americans. People who […]

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The Essentials of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: Course Applications for Members of the Multidisciplinary Care Team

The Essentials of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: Course Applications for Members of the Multidisciplinary Care Team

| February 1, 2017

Bariatric Times. 2017;14(2):22–23. An Interview with: Stephanie B. Jones, MD Dr. Jones is Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Jones, thank you for taking the time to discuss the Essentials of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery […]

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2017: Looking Toward Developing Different Strategies to Better Communicate, Inform, and Educate the Public and the Medical Community

2017: Looking Toward Developing Different Strategies to Better Communicate, Inform, and Educate the Public and the Medical Community

| January 1, 2017

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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Less Added Sugar, Health Outcome Measurements, More Utilization of Metabolic Surgery, and Diabetes Prevention Programs among Expectations for the Year Ahead

Less Added Sugar, Health Outcome Measurements, More Utilization of Metabolic Surgery, and Diabetes Prevention Programs among Expectations for the Year Ahead

| January 1, 2017

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. Dear Readers, First, I’d like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! 2016 was a wonderful year for […]

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The Cardiovascular System: Implications of Obesity on the Body System and Resolution of Disease Processes Following Bariatric Surgery

The Cardiovascular System: Implications of Obesity on the Body System and Resolution of Disease Processes Following Bariatric Surgery

| January 1, 2017

by Derrick Cetin, DO, and Elie Nasr, BA Bariatric Times. 2017;14(1):10–15. ABSTRACT Obesity has been associated with diseases of the cardiovascular system as multiple factors of the disease increase the susceptibility to cardiovascular disease and other comorbid conditions. Here, the authors review the potential mechanisms by which obesity can influence the structure and function of […]

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5th Annual Symposium of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP)

5th Annual Symposium of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP)

| January 1, 2017

This ongoing column is written by members of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP), an organization dedicated to the bariatric patient. Column Editor: Stephanie B. Jones, MD Dr. Jones is Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Beth […]

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The 16th Annual  Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

The 16th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

| January 1, 2017

Plus: International Consensus on Revisional Bariatric/Metabolic Interventions (ICC-RBMI) Sessions Plus: The 4th Annual International Congress of Fluorescent Guided Imaging Surgery Boca Raton, Florida • February 14–18, 2017 by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and R. Matthew Walsh, MD, FACS Bariatric Times. 2017;14(1):20. Cleveland Clinic Florida in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Digestive Disease Institute will […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update: January 2017

ASMBS Foundation News and Update: January 2017

| January 1, 2017

Connie Stillwell Ms. Stillwell is the Executive Director of the ASMBS Foundation. Meet The Board Stacy Brethauer, MD, FASMBS Dr. Brethauer is a Staff Physician in the Section of Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery at Cleveland Clinic. He is the Director of Bariatric Surgery at Fairview Hospital and Associate Program Director for the Advanced Laparoscopic and […]

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Journal Watch: Obesity and Cardiovascular Health

Journal Watch: Obesity and Cardiovascular Health

| January 1, 2017

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research THIS MONTH’S TOPIC: Obesity and Cardiovascular Health Long-term effects of bariatric surgery on peripheral endothelial function and coronary microvascular function. Tarzia P, Lanza GA, Sestito A, et al. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2017 Jan 2. [Epub ahead of print] Synopsis: In this study, […]

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