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Weight Loss Medications for Patients: A Review

Weight Loss Medications for Patients: A Review

| April 1, 2018

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. by Manoj Kanagaraj, BS, BA Medical Student, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts Funding: No funding was provided […]

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Clinical Practices to Mitigate Weight Bias

Clinical Practices to Mitigate Weight Bias

| April 1, 2018

by Ruchi S. Doshi, MD, MPH, and Kimberly A. Gudzune, MD, MPH Dr. Doshi is with the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Gudzune is with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research at Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore, Maryland. Funding: Kimberly A. […]

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American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Approves Intragastric Balloon

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Approves Intragastric Balloon

| April 1, 2018

An interview with: Samer Mattar, MD, FACS, FRCS, FASMBS Medical Director, Swedish Weight Loss Services in Seattle, Washington, President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(4):18–19. The […]

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Walter Pories’ Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’ Cartoon Corner

| April 1, 2018

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Blue Skies Ahead for Bariatric Surgery

Blue Skies Ahead for Bariatric Surgery

| March 1, 2018

A Message from Dr. John M. Morton John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, and Past President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dear Friends and Readers, March comes in like a lion and goes out like […]

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So What is an Obesity Medicine Specialist Anyway?

So What is an Obesity Medicine Specialist Anyway?

| March 1, 2018

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, I am frequently asked by patients and physician colleagues, “What exactly is an Obesity Medicine Specialist (OMS) […]

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Equity in Bariatric Surgery: Access and Outcomes

Equity in Bariatric Surgery: Access and Outcomes

| March 1, 2018

Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,  Boston, Massachusetts Featured Student: Bryn E. Falahee, MPhil  Medical Student, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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Bariatric Surgery: Not the ‘Easy’ Way Out—the ‘Healthy’ Way Out

Bariatric Surgery: Not the ‘Easy’ Way Out—the ‘Healthy’ Way Out

| March 1, 2018

by Mary Ann Rose, EDD, RN; Mary Lisa Pories, PhD, LSW; Donna Roberson, PhD, RN; and Janice A. Neil, PhD, RN Dr. Rose is a Professor of Nursing at East Carolina University. Dr. Pories is with the College of Health and Human Performance at East Carolina University. Dr. Roberson and Neil are Associate Professors of Nursing […]

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The Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Injuries in Bariatric Surgeons

The Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Injuries in Bariatric Surgeons

| March 1, 2018

by Salman Al-Sabah, MD, MBA, FRSC, FACS; Eliana Al Haddad, ND; and Haris Khwaja, MD Drs. Al-Sabah, Al Haddad, and Khwaja are with the Al-Amiri Hospital in Kuwait. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Background. As the popularity of […]

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ISPCOP: An Update on How Far We Have Come in the Past 7 Years

ISPCOP: An Update on How Far We Have Come in the Past 7 Years

| March 1, 2018

by Anupama Wadhwa, MD; Roman Schumann, MD, FASA; Stephanie Jones, MD Dr. Wadhwa is with Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Schumann a Professor of Anesthesiology at Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Jones is with Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.  Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: […]

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