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Resolution of Fibromyalgia Following Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Resolution of Fibromyalgia Following Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| August 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Michael J. Boros, MD; Mohamed H. Elgamal, MD; and Alan A. Saber, MD, MS, FACS Dr. Boros is Chief Surgical Resident, Dr. Elgamal is Surgical Resident, and Dr. Saber is Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery, Associate Professor of Surgery—All with Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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Malpractice Preventative Maintenance: Record Protocols and Happy Lawyers

| August 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Julie M. Janeway, BBA, MSA, JD From Little Victories™ Medical/Legal Consulting & Training, Onondaga, Michigan

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July/August 2007 Letters to the Editor

| August 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

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| August 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the digitial edition of the Third Annual Bariatric Times Buyers Guide! Click here to access the digital edition

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| July 9, 2007 | 0 Comments

Click here to access Bariatric Times en Español!  

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Books from MMC

Books from MMC

| July 8, 2007 | 0 Comments

BULK PRICING AVAILABLE— Call (610) 325-9905 for information on purchase of both of these featured books or click on the links below to order.   Weight Loss Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Approach Edited by Raul Rosenthal, MD, and Daniel Jones, MD CLICK HERE for more information or to buy your copy now   Micronutrition for the […]

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The Role of Physical Activity in the Management of Childhood Obesity

The Role of Physical Activity in the Management of Childhood Obesity

| May 1, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Harry Pino, PhD and Alexis Smith, MS From the Obesity Consult Center, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts “To understand the obese child, one needs to remember that he accumulated his extra weight while living in a family that, wittingly or unwittingly, encouraged overeating and inactivity.”[1] INTRODUCTION By simply taking a look at children […]

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Bariatric Center Spotlight: Centennial Center for the Treatment of Obesity

| April 30, 2007 | 0 Comments

Centennial Center for the Treatment of Obesity is in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Does Preoperative Weight Loss Predict Success with Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass?

| April 26, 2007 | 0 Comments

by James N. Lau, MD, FACS; and Myriam J. Curet, MD, FACS Both are with Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford University INTRODUCTION Obesity is a well recognized public health epidemic affecting not only the United States, but the world. “This insidious, creeping pandemic of obesity is now engulfing the entire world,” Australia’s Monash University professor […]

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Perioperative Implications of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

| April 26, 2007 | 2 Comments

by Stephanie B. Jones, MD; Jeffrey M. Ellenbogen, MD; and Daniel B. Jones, MD, FACS Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a medical condition that leads to significant morbidity and reduced quality of life. INTRODUCTION Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a medical condition that leads to significant morbidity and reduced quality of life. Patients with OSA […]

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