RSSCategory: Editorial Message

The 14th Annual Buyers Guide, Quality in Surgery, and More

The 14th Annual Buyers Guide, Quality in Surgery, and More

| August 1, 2018

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, Welcome to the August 2018 issue of Bariatric Times which also contains the 14th Annual Bariatric […]

Continue Reading

Obesity Medicine Fellowship Development Program Latest among Growing Educational and Training Offerings

Obesity Medicine Fellowship Development Program Latest among Growing Educational and Training Offerings

| August 1, 2018

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, During the past 10 years, just five fellowship programs in obesity medicine have been established in the United States (Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts […]

Continue Reading

Introducing a New Column—“Raising the Standard”

Introducing a New Column—“Raising the Standard”

| July 1, 2018

Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the July issue of Bariatric Times. This month we are pleased to introduce a new column called “Raising the Standard,” created for the purpose of highlighting a broad range of quality issues in bariatric surgery. Under the direction of Drs. Anthony Petrick and Dominick Gadaleta, “Raising the Standard” will […]

Continue Reading

New Technology on the Horizon—“Bariatric Surgery in a Pill”

New Technology on the Horizon—“Bariatric Surgery in a Pill”

| July 1, 2018

Dear Colleagues, Early last month, I came across an interesting headline—”Surgery in a Pill” Developed to Mimic Benefits of Bariatric Surgery on Type 2 Diabetes.1 In this article, researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), Harvard Medical School, reported on the development of a new material that effectively mimics the effects of the Roux-en-Y gastric […]

Continue Reading

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

| June 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, Welcome to the June 2018 issue of Bariatric Times. We […]

Continue Reading

Weight Bias in a Weight Management Program? You Bet

Weight Bias in a Weight Management Program? You Bet

| June 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 recently heard an excellent lecture on weight bias by Dr. Scott Kahan.  He presented to a […]

Continue Reading

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

| May 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, Welcome to the May 2018 issue of Bariatric Times. […]

Continue Reading

Where Can You Find “Me”?

Where Can You Find “Me”?

| May 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, After my editorial message in the March issue of Bariatric Times on the role of the […]

Continue Reading

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

| April 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, Welcome to the April 2018 issue of Bariatric Times. We […]

Continue Reading

YWM2018: A Place for Your Patients and You

YWM2018: A Place for Your Patients and You

| April 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, For individuals struggling with obesity, finding quality education about weight and health can feel like an impossible […]

Continue Reading