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ASMBS Obesity Political Action Committee: Where We Are and Where We are Going

ASMBS Obesity Political Action Committee: Where We Are and Where We are Going

| November 1, 2017

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership—past and present—on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery Ask the Leadership with Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS This month’s interview with: John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS,FASMBS John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, […]

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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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Applying Metabolic Surgery Research to the Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Algorithm: A Novel Hypothesis

Applying Metabolic Surgery Research to the Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Algorithm: A Novel Hypothesis

| July 1, 2017

An interview with: Esteban Varela, MD, FACS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery at University of Central Florida and Chair of Surgery at HCA Medical Center, Orlando, Florida, and Diabetes Surgery Institute, Bogota, Colombia Carlos Felipe Chaux, MD Bariatric Surgeon and Chief at Cirugia para la Obesidad, Bogota, Colombia, and Diabetes Surgery Institute, Bogota, Colombia In a […]

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Individualized Metabolic Surgery Score:  A New Nomogram for Procedure Selection Based on Diabetes Severity

Individualized Metabolic Surgery Score: A New Nomogram for Procedure Selection Based on Diabetes Severity

| June 1, 2017

An Interview with: Ali Aminian, MD Ali Aminian, MD Associate Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Developed from the largest reported cohort (n=900) with long-term postoperative glycemic follow-up, the Individualized Metabolic Surgery (IMS) Score is a new nomogram that classifies patients into three categories of diabetes severity—mild, moderate, and severe—and suggests which surgery type […]

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Reflections of a Past President: The ASMBS Presidency Exit Interview of Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal

Reflections of a Past President: The ASMBS Presidency Exit Interview of Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal

| May 1, 2017

An Interview with: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS 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, […]

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The Dynamic and Evolving Field of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Current Perspective

The Dynamic and Evolving Field of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Current Perspective

| April 1, 2017

An Interview with: Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, FACS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery and Interim-Chair at University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California Esteban Varela, MD, FACS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery at University of Central Florida and Chair of Surgery at HCA Medical Center, Orlando, Florida In a recent article published in Nature Reviews Gastroenterology […]

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Metabolic Surgery is Here to Stay: Five-Year Data Released Demonstrating Continued Durability, Superiority of Glycemic Control after Metabolic Surgery

Metabolic Surgery is Here to Stay: Five-Year Data Released Demonstrating Continued Durability, Superiority of Glycemic Control after Metabolic Surgery

| March 1, 2017

An Interview with Sangeeta Kashyap, MD Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine; Staff Physician, Department of Endocrinology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio The STAMPEDE (Surgical Therapy And Medications Potentially Eradicate Diabetes Efficiently) trial is the largest single center randomized trial with one of the longest follow-ups comparing medical therapy with bariatric surgery. Last […]

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The Essentials of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: Course Applications for Members of the Multidisciplinary Care Team

The Essentials of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: Course Applications for Members of the Multidisciplinary Care Team

| February 1, 2017

Bariatric Times. 2017;14(2):22–23. An Interview with: Stephanie B. Jones, MD Dr. Jones is Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Jones, thank you for taking the time to discuss the Essentials of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery […]

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The Essentials of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: A New Course for Every Provider Caring for Patients with Obesity

The Essentials of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: A New Course for Every Provider Caring for Patients with Obesity

| November 1, 2016

An Interview with: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS, Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts Dr. Jones, thank you for taking the time to discuss the Essentials of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery App. Please provide a history of what is […]

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Evidence on the Mechanisms of Bariatric Surgery and RCTs with Consistent Results: Proof that Surgery is an Effective Therapy for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Evidence on the Mechanisms of Bariatric Surgery and RCTs with Consistent Results: Proof that Surgery is an Effective Therapy for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

| September 1, 2015

3rd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes and the 2nd Diabetes Surgery Summit An Interview with Lee M. Kaplan, MD, and Philip Schauer, MD Lee M. Kaplan, MD, is the Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Philip Schauer, MD, is the Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery and Director of […]

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