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An Interview with Dr. Eric J. DeMaria: ASMBS President 2018–19

An Interview with Dr. Eric J. DeMaria: ASMBS President 2018–19

| June 1, 2019

By Eric J. DeMaria, MD, FACS, FASMBS President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (2018-2019) and Professor and Chief of the Division of General/Bariatric Surgery, Department of Surgery at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The […]

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Are You AWARE? ASMBS Foundation Launches New Program

Are You AWARE? ASMBS Foundation Launches New Program

| June 1, 2019

A Message from Foundation President Rami Lutfi, MD Dear Friends and Colleagues, As we approach the second half of 2019, I am excited to share with you new initiatives taking place within the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation. We began the year under the leadership of a new Executive Director, Michael […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| June 1, 2019

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June 2019 Digital Edition

June 2019 Digital Edition

| June 1, 2019

Click the cover below to access the June 2019 digital edition of Bariatric Times!

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Matrix Medical Communications Reaches 1,000-certificate Milestone for Bariatric Times Integrated Health Continuing Education Department

Matrix Medical Communications Reaches 1,000-certificate Milestone for Bariatric Times Integrated Health Continuing Education Department

| May 14, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania, May 14, 2019 — Matrix Medical Communications, publisher of the peer-reviewed, monthly journal Bariatric Times (BT), announced today that more than 1,000 certificates of successful completion have been awarded to integrated health (IH) professionals through its widely read IH Continuing Education (CE) Department, which offers complimentary self-study CE activities […]

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May 2019 Digital Edition

May 2019 Digital Edition

| May 1, 2019

Click the cover below to access the May 2019 digital edition of Bariatric Times!

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New Beginnings and Reflecting on Lessons Learned in 16 Years of Practice

New Beginnings and Reflecting on Lessons Learned in 16 Years of Practice

| May 1, 2019

By John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, After 16 years of service for Stanford University, I have […]

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Nonsurgical Therapy for Patients with Overweight and Obesity: Two New Devices Now Approved for Lower BMIs

Nonsurgical Therapy for Patients with Overweight and Obesity: Two New Devices Now Approved for Lower BMIs

| May 1, 2019

By Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Disclosures: Dr. Still participated in the Gelesis Loss Of Weight (GLOW) pivotal trial; ClinicalTrials.gov identifier NCT03008954. Dear Friends and […]

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Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis following Bariatric Surgery—Nursing Accredited

Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis following Bariatric Surgery—Nursing Accredited

| May 1, 2019

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions To access post-test and obtain credit, visit http://www.tinyurl.com/BTCE-May2019 (This activity is approved for nurses only). Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by May 1, 2020. Participants must answer at least 70% of the […]

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Raising the Standard: Enhanced Recovery Goals in Bariatric Surgery (ENERGY): The Second MBSAQIP National Quality Improvement Project

Raising the Standard: Enhanced Recovery Goals in Bariatric Surgery (ENERGY): The Second MBSAQIP National Quality Improvement Project

| May 1, 2019

by Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Petrick is the Quality Director at Geisinger Surgical Institute and Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery for Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the Department of Surgery at Southside Hospital and Director of Metabolic and Bariatric […]

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