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Reflecting on Accomplishments in the Understanding and Treatment of Obesity in 2017

Reflecting on Accomplishments in the Understanding and Treatment of Obesity in 2017

| December 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 Colleagues, As we conclude 2017 and look toward 2018, I would like to reflect on the year […]

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The Marriage and Family Therapy Perspective of Bariatric Surgery Patients

The Marriage and Family Therapy Perspective of Bariatric Surgery Patients

| December 1, 2017

by Darren D. Moore, Phd, LMFT (Georgia); Jacob Mok, BS; Taylor chandler, BS; and Pooja Mamidana, MS Darren D. Moore, PhD, LMFT (Georgia) is an Associate Professor & Site Director for the Couple and Family Therapy Program in San Francisco, California, at the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University. Jacob Mok, BS, is […]

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Neural Networks to Predict Long-term Bariatric Surgery Outcomes

Neural Networks to Predict Long-term Bariatric Surgery Outcomes

| December 1, 2017

by Diana M. Thomas, PhD; patrick Kuiper, MS; Hinali Zaveri, MD; Amit Surve, MD; and Daniel R. Cottam, MD Diana M. Thomas, PhD, and Patrick Kuiper, MS, are with the Department of Mathematical Sciences, United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. Hinali Zaveri, MD; Amit Surve, MD; and Daniel R. Cottam, MD, are […]

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Walter Pories’ Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’ Cartoon Corner

| December 1, 2017

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Awards, Updates, Reviews… And a Fond Farewell

Awards, Updates, Reviews… And a Fond Farewell

| November 1, 2017

A Message from Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; 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 Florida, Weston, Florida […]

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It’s Time to Change the Way We Care— Take 5 and Join Us for National Obesity Care Week 2017!

It’s Time to Change the Way We Care— Take 5 and Join Us for National Obesity Care Week 2017!

| November 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.   This editorial message was co-written by Jamie Zervios, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at the Obesity […]

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Neurohormonal Effects on Obesity

Neurohormonal Effects on Obesity

| November 1, 2017

by April Smith, PharmD, MA, BCPS April Smith, PharmD, MA, BCPS, is Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the School of Pharmacy & Health Professions at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: This article provides an overview of key peripheral peptides secreted from […]

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Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth in Modern Bariatric Surgery

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth in Modern Bariatric Surgery

| November 1, 2017

by Diana Miao, BA Diana Miao, BA is with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflict of interest related to the content of this article. Abstract: Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a rare complication of Roux-en- Y gastric bypass, but was relatively common following jejunoileal bypass (JIB) […]

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American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery State Chapter Spotlight: Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean State Chapter

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery State Chapter Spotlight: Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean State Chapter

| November 1, 2017

by Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Michel Murr, MD, FACS Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is an associate chairman of the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute and Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of General and Vascular Surgery, as well as director of the fellowship program in advance MIS and Bariatrics, for the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida. Michel Murr, MD, FACS, […]

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ASMBS Obesity Political Action Committee: Where We Are and Where We are Going

ASMBS Obesity Political Action Committee: Where We Are and Where We are Going

| November 1, 2017

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership—past and present—on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery Ask the Leadership with Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS This month’s interview with: John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS,FASMBS John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, […]

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