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Preparing to Care for the Bariatric Patient, Especially through an Accreditation Program, Keeps Our Patients at the Top of Our Agenda and Improves Their Outcomes

Preparing to Care for the Bariatric Patient, Especially through an Accreditation Program, Keeps Our Patients at the Top of Our Agenda and Improves Their Outcomes

| September 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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Addressing Childhood Obesity through Prevention and Treatment Strategies Remains an Important Piece in Improving the Current Obesity Epidemic

Addressing Childhood Obesity through Prevention and Treatment Strategies Remains an Important Piece in Improving the Current Obesity Epidemic

| September 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 Readers, September is National Childhood Awareness Obesity Month, and although many of us do not treat children […]

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Bariatric  Readiness: Economic and Clinical Implications

Bariatric Readiness: Economic and Clinical Implications

| September 1, 2017

by Georgina Temple, BSc (Hons), PT, NZRP; Susan Gallagher, PhD, MA, MSN, RN, CBN, CSPHP; Jennifer Doms, NZRCompN, CNS; Michelle Tonks, BSc (Hons), PT, NZRP; Darnell Mercer, B.OT, NZROT; Debbie Ford, B.HSc (OT), NZROT Georgina Temple, Jennifer Doms, Michelle Tonks, Darnell Mercer, and Debbie Ford are from Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand. Susan Gallagher is […]

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Jejunal Interposition as a Definitive Treatment for Gastric Fistula after Sleeve Gastrectomy

Jejunal Interposition as a Definitive Treatment for Gastric Fistula after Sleeve Gastrectomy

| September 1, 2017

by Luis Fernando Zorrilla Núñez, MD; Pablo Gerardo Zorrilla Blanco, MD; Noé Núñez Jasso, MD; and Álvaro Tristán Peralta, MD Luis Fernando Zorrilla Núñez, MD; Pablo Gerardo Zorrilla Blanco, MD; Noé Núñez Jasso, MD; and Álvaro Tristán Peralta, MD, are from University Hospital, Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: […]

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An Update from the ASMBS Integrated Health Support Group Committee

An Update from the ASMBS Integrated Health Support Group Committee

| September 1, 2017

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. A Message from the Column Editor: Dear Colleague, It seems like just yesterday we were in New Orleans, Louisiana, for ObesityWeek 2016, and here we are now on the doorsteps of ObesityWeek 2017. The ASMBS […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| September 1, 2017

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The Human Species is not only Being Affected and Threatened by “Global Warming,” but also by “Global Obesity”: Long-term Success in Obesity Management Depends Largely on Lifestyle Changes

The Human Species is not only Being Affected and Threatened by “Global Warming,” but also by “Global Obesity”: Long-term Success in Obesity Management Depends Largely on Lifestyle Changes

| August 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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Preference, Time Commitment Important in Helping Your Patients Choose and Stick to Their Exercise Routine

Preference, Time Commitment Important in Helping Your Patients Choose and Stick to Their Exercise Routine

| August 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 Readers, There are two recurring themes in my messages that often apply to various topics surrounding our […]

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Obesity Research and Its Influence on the Food Industry

Obesity Research and Its Influence on the Food Industry

| August 1, 2017

An interview with: Allen S. Levine, PhD Vice President for Research and Professor, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota; President, The Obesity Society Introduction by Stacy A. Brethauer, MD, FACS, FASMBS Associate Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine; Program Director, Bariatric Surgery Fellowship; Director of Bariatric Surgery, […]

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Spotlight on the Bariatric Program at BayCare Mease Dunedin Hospital

Spotlight on the Bariatric Program at BayCare Mease Dunedin Hospital

| August 1, 2017

This column is dedicated to featuring accredited bariatric centers around the world, with a focus on their facilities, staff, statistics, processes, technology, and patient care. by Vicky Blackard, RN, BBA, CBA Vicky Blackard, RN, is the program manager for Mease Dunedin Hospital’s bariatric program. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts […]

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