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American Society of Bariatric Physicians® Offers Clinical Obesity Medicine Education and Networking During Recent Diagnosis to Treatment Conference

| April 24, 2014

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

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From Weight Loss To Health: Changing the Conversation About Obesity Treatment A Prospective from our Industry Partners

| April 24, 2014

by Elliott J. Fegelman, MD, FACS  A native of Cincinnati, Dr. Elliott Fegelman trained as a general surgeon, and has nearly twenty years of surgical practice. His clinical interests focus on minimally invasive approaches to surgical disease, colon cancer, surgical treatment of obesity, and breast disease. He and his generation of surgeons came of age […]

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Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Unveils Unprecedented Agenda of Weight-Related Topics and Line-Up of World Renowned Experts for the 2014 Your Weight Matters National Convention

| April 24, 2014

April 2014 TAMPA, Florida— The OAC, the nation’s most powerful voice impacting individuals struggling with the disease of obesity and weight-related issues, released the complete educational program for its 3rd Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention taking place September 25 to 28 in Orlando, Florida. With more than 50 educational topics, the agenda aims to […]

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Throne Research Announces the Appointment of Jacqueline Jacques, ND as Director of Bariatric and Obesity Medicine

| April 24, 2014

April 2014 Head of new Thorne Metabolic Nutrition product line brings extensive expertise in product development and innovation in the area of surgical and non-surgical therapeutic weight loss. SANDPOINT, Idaho—Thorne Research, Inc., a leader in developing and manufacturing pure, high-quality nutritional supplements marketed through licensed health-care practitioners, today announced that Jacqueline Jacques, ND, FTOS, has […]

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Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Launches Affiliation With Cleveland Clinic’s Bariatric and Metabolic Institute

| April 24, 2014

April 2014 EDINBURG, Texas—Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR) announced an affiliation with Cleveland Clinic’s Bariatric and Metabolic Institute. This affiliation will give DHR access and ability to implement Cleveland Clinic’s best practices, patient and safety initiatives, clinical pathways and protocols here at home. “This exciting affiliation will provide us with new tools, cutting-edge technology and […]

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Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) And American College Of Endocrinology (ACE) Announce Groundbreaking Framework To Combat Obesity Epidemic

| April 24, 2014

April 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C.—When obesity thought leaders representing public and private stakeholders convened here this past weekend for The AACE/ACE Consensus Conference of Obesity: Building an Evidence Base for Comprehensive Action, it was the realization of a years-long quest by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) to […]

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The 19th World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

| April 24, 2014

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

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Management Overview of Pregnancy Complicated by Maternal Obesity

| March 26, 2014

by Jarin Leavitt, MD, and Jordan H. Perlow, MD Dr. Jarin Leavitt is from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Jordan H. Perlow is Director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, and Partner, Phoenix Perinatal […]

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The Medical Student Notebook—New Column!

| March 26, 2014

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Lesson #1 explores topics in gastrointestinal physiology and discusses the implications of gastric bypass surgery for each subject. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel […]

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Checklist #18: Postoperative Bleeding

| March 26, 2014

by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and  Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS 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 […]

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