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Body Contouring after Massive Weight Loss: Optimizing the Results

| February 27, 2009 | 1 Comment

by Amy S. Colwell, MD From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Mass General Hospital, Boston Massachusetts

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The Mechanism of Type-2 Diabetic Surgery

| February 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Edward E. Mason, MD, PhD, FACS

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I’ve Got a Secret: Nondisclosure in Persons Who Undergo Bariatric Surgery

| February 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

 by Douglas Sutton, EdD, ARNP, ANP-C; Natalie Murphy, BSN, RN; and Deborah A. Raines, PhD, RN, ANEF Douglas Sutton, EdD, ARNP, ANP-C is Assistant Professor; Natalie Murphy, BSN, RN, is a PhD Student and Research Assistant; and Deborah A. Raines, PhD, RN, ANEF is Professor, all from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida.

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Pressure Ulcers, CMS Changes, and Patients of Size: What Are the Issues?

Pressure Ulcers, CMS Changes, and Patients of Size: What Are the Issues?

| December 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Susan Gallagher Camden, RN, MSN, MA, WOCN, CBN, PhD

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Body Contouring: Lower Body Lift

| December 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Kristen M. Rezak, MD; Michel C. Samson, MD, FRCS (C), FACS; and Martin I. Newman, MD, FACS All from the Department of Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida Weston, Florida.

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Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An Operable Disease?

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An Operable Disease?

| December 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Ricardo Cohen, MD

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The 5th Annual Bariatric Summit…

| December 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

Dear Bariatric Times Editor: The Fifth Annual Bariatric Summit was held at Amelia Island Plantation in Florida from September 20 through 22, 2008. The summit, which is both informal and interactive, was developed to address the educational needs of the entire bariatric team.

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An Interview with ASMBS’s Georgeann Mallory, RD

| December 20, 2008 | 0 Comments

For how many years have you been the executive director of ASMBS? It will be 13 years as of January 1, 2009.

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Five Minutes With: The Economic Impact of Bariatric Surgery Study Investigators

Five Minutes With: The Economic Impact of Bariatric Surgery Study Investigators

| November 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

In a recent issue of the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC), a study was published that finds for the first time that bariatric surgery is cost effective and that insurers are able to recoup the procedure’s costs within two years—even after accounting for complications. The study finds that healthcare costs for morbidly obese patients […]

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Meet the REALIZE(TM) Adjustable Gastric Band

| November 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Thomas Sonnanstine, MD Dr. Sonnanstine is Medical Director, Tristate Surgical Weight Loss Center, St. Luke West Hospital, Florence, Kentucky.

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