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The Challenges and Rewards of Breaking Paradigms in Diabetes Research

The Challenges and Rewards of Breaking Paradigms in Diabetes Research

| June 1, 2015

3rd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes and the 2nd Diabetes Surgery Summit An Interview with Ricardo Cohen, MD, Director, The Center for Obesity and Diabetes, Hospital Oswaldo Cruz, Sao Paulo, Brazil Bariatric Times. 2015;12(6):18–20. On September 28, 2015, London will host two seminal events: The 3rd World Congress on Interventional Therapies […]

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Experts Gather to Educate Healthcare Providers about Obesity

Experts Gather to Educate Healthcare Providers about Obesity

| June 1, 2015

This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program for Childhood […]

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Journal Watch—June 2015

Journal Watch—June 2015

| June 1, 2015

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research Resting-state brain connectivity after surgical and behavioral weight loss. Lepping RJ, Bruce AS, Francisco A, et al. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Jun 5. [Epub ahead of print] Synopsis: Changes in food-cue neural reactivity associated with behavioral and surgical weight loss interventions have been […]

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No Surprise: Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Most Performed Operation in Asia-Pacific Region

No Surprise: Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Most Performed Operation in Asia-Pacific Region

| May 11, 2015

A Message from Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of Staff, 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 […]

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Treating Patients with “DIABESITY”: Challenges and Opportunities

Treating Patients with “DIABESITY”: Challenges and Opportunities

| May 1, 2015

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. Dr. Still is also a board member of the Obesity Action Coalition, Tampa, Florida. Dear Colleagues, When patients […]

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Early Technical and Perioperative Complications of Bariatric Surgery

Early Technical and Perioperative Complications of Bariatric Surgery

| May 1, 2015

by Tammy L. Kindel, MD, PhD and Corrigan L. McBride, MD Drs. Kindel and McBride are from the Department of Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center,Omaha, Nebraska. ABSTRACT In this review, the authors discuss the presentation and suggested management of technical, perioperative complications of bariatric surgery. This discussion does not […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: What I Learned About Stomach Surgery

The History of Bariatric Surgery: What I Learned About Stomach Surgery

| May 1, 2015

by Edward E. Mason MD, PhD Bariatric Times. 2015;12(5):14–15. This column is dedicated to to telling the stories of leaders who have helped shaped the field of bariatric surgery through their discoveries, teaching, and stewardship. Column Editor: George L. Blackburn, MD, PhD, FACS S. Daniel Abraham Professor of Nutrition; Associate Director, Division of Nutrition Harvard […]

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A Defining Event for Diabetes Surgery

A Defining Event for Diabetes Surgery

| May 1, 2015

3rd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes and the 2nd Diabetes Surgery Summit September 28–30, 2015, London, United Kingdom, Westminster Park Plaza Hotel An Interview with Prof. Francesco Rubino, MD, Chair, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom Bariatric Times. 2015;12(5):16–18. On September 28, 2015, London will host two […]

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Obesity’s Effects on Respiratory Mechanics in the Perioperative Period

Obesity’s Effects on Respiratory Mechanics in the Perioperative Period

| May 1, 2015

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Obesity’s Effects on Respiratory Mechanics in the Perioperative Period by Geneviève […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update-May 2015

ASMBS Foundation News and Update-May 2015

| May 1, 2015

by Connie Stillwell Walk from Obesity Update. April has kicked off the start of the 2015 Spring Walk from Obesity events. Lafayette General Bariatrics, in Lafayette, Louisiana, held their fourth annual Walk from Obesity event on April 11, 2015. While final participant numbers are still being calculated, the event was able to fundraise over $11,900 […]

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