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Integrated Healthcare at JFK Medical Center Bariatric Wellness and Surgical Institute: A Best-Practice Model

| May 15, 2013

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient.

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Journal Watch: May 2013

| May 15, 2013

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research

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Checklists in Bariatric Surgery: Gastro-gastric Fistula after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| May 15, 2013

by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and  Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS Welcome to “Checklists in Bariatric Surgery.” This column’s aim is to help bariatric surgeons quickly review the reasons for potential problems when caring for bariatric patients. Bariatric Times. 2013;10(5):13

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Bariatric Patients Sew Success with Inspirational Quilt

| May 15, 2013

by Linda Trainor, RN, BSN Ms. Trainor is from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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News and Trends: May 2013

| May 15, 2013

Bariatric Times. 2013;10(5):16–18 Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Issues Statement on Benefits of Laparoscopic Obesity Surgery Governor Chris Christie’s Decision to Undergo Procedure Provides Opportunity to Educate Patients

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Ed Mason at Large

| May 15, 2013

This ongoing column is dedicated to sharing with readers the life and experiences of Dr. Edward Mason. Column Editor: Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN Ms. Martinez is the Program Director for Wittgrove Bariatric Center in La Jolla, California. This month: Dr. Mason, Could you talk about the mechanics of sleeve gastrectomy? -Dr. Girish Juneja, Director […]

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Intraoperative Fluid Assessment in Patients with Obesity

| May 15, 2013

This ongoing column is authored by members of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP), an organization dedicated to the bariatric patient.

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Countdown to Obesity Week 2013

| May 15, 2013

Interview #5: Daniel Herron, MD, FACS Starting in 2013, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity Society (TOS) will co-locate their respective annual meetings under one roof. Obesity Week™ 2013 marks the beginning of an annual collaborative event addressing obesity—a chronic and multifaceted metabolic disease. Leading up to Obesity Week […]

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American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, The Obesity Society, and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Issue Updated Guidelines Outlining Optimal Management of Bariatric Surgery Patient Care

| April 12, 2013

Dear friends, colleagues, and readers of Bariatric Times: As we get ready for the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 29th annual meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, this month we present another new and exciting issue of Bariatric Times.

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Accredited Bariatric Centers and Access for Medicare Patients

| April 12, 2013

Dear Bariatric Times Editor:

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