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Billroth I versus II for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Amelioriation or Improvement?

Billroth I versus II for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Amelioriation or Improvement?

| February 1, 2016

An overview of a systematic review and meta-analysis by Yeongkeun Kwon, MD, and Sungsoo Park, MD, PhD Dr. Yeongkeun Kwon is from the Department of Family Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. Dr. Sungsoo Park is from the Department of Surgery, Korea University College of Medicine. Bariatric Times. 2016;13(2):8–10. Background The gastric bypass […]

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Managing Outcomes, Meeting Expectations

Managing Outcomes, Meeting Expectations

| February 1, 2016

by Philip R. Schauer, MD Philip R. Schauer, MD, is Chief of Minimally Invasive General Surgery and Director of the Cleveland Clinic Bariatric and Metabolic Institute. He is also Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. He is Past President of the American Society for Metabolic […]

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United States Federal Court Decision May Impact the Bariatric Community

United States Federal Court Decision May Impact the Bariatric Community

| June 1, 2015

Eligibility Standard of Care, Preoperative Diets among Debate by Angela M. Saba, Managing Editor, Bariatric Times. Bariatric Times. 2015;12(6):8. GET INVOLVED IN THE CONVERSATION-Take the Survey After Reader this Article! Bariatric Times is conducting a survey of bariatric professionals on the debates from this case, including patient eligibility and BMI criterion.  All answers will be […]

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The Department of Surgery at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center honors Dr. George Blackburn

| December 10, 2014

by Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS Dr. Jones is Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts Bariatric Times. 2014;11(12):14-15. At Harvard Medical School, George is the first incumbent S. Daniel Abraham Chair, a Professor of Surgery/Nutrition, and the Associate Director of Nutrition in the Division of […]

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Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Fistulo-jejunostomy as a Salvage Procedure in Patients with Persistent Post-Sleeve Gastrectomy Fistula

Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Fistulo-jejunostomy as a Salvage Procedure in Patients with Persistent Post-Sleeve Gastrectomy Fistula

| June 11, 2014

by Haya Khalfan, MD; Antoine Younan, MD; Georges Khoury, MD; Michel Achkar, MD; and Elie K. Chouillard, MD, PhD

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Taking the Battle for Access to Washington, DC

Taking the Battle for Access to Washington, DC

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), and Their Partners Educate Elected Officials and Policymakers on the Importance of Access to Bariatric Surgery by Joe Nadglowski Joe Nadglowski is President and CEO of the OAC and Executive Director of the ASMBS Foundation. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(11):14–15

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American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program (ACS BSCN): An Evolution in Quality

| October 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Angela Armijo, MBA, CAE

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Bariatric Care in the Community: Recognizing and Addressing Barriers to Long-term Follow-up Care for Bariatric Surgery Patients

| June 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Karen O’Donnell, RN; James Cavanagh, MBBS, MRCGP; Carel le Roux, MBBS, PhD, MRCPath; and Ahmed R. Ahmed, MBBS, BSc (Hons), FRCS

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Preoperative Progressive Resistance Training Exercise for Bariatric Surgery Patients

Preoperative Progressive Resistance Training Exercise for Bariatric Surgery Patients

| May 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Samuel B. Wollner, BA; James D. Adair, MD; Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS; George L. Blackburn, MD, PhD Mr. Wollner is from the Center for the Study of Nutrition Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Adair is from the Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Jones […]

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Diabetes Surgery: What Have We Learned?

| April 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Ricardo Cohen, MD Dr. Cohen is from the Center of Excellence of Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Disorders, Oswaldo Cruz Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil Financial Disclosures: Dr. Cohen has no financial disclosures relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(4):23–25

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