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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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The Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery

The Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery

| August 1, 2017

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: State Chapter Spotlight This column is dedicated to providing the history of and updates on the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery State Chapters. This Month: The Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery by Michael V. Seger, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Robert O. Carpenter, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS; Sharla Stroup, […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| August 1, 2017

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It is Our Obligation to Educate Colleagues on Chronic Abdominal Pain after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for Best Management

It is Our Obligation to Educate Colleagues on Chronic Abdominal Pain after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for Best Management

| July 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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The Endocrine Society’s Scientific Statement Calling for More Research into Underlying Mechanisms of Weight Maintenance is Telling of the Chronic and Relapsing Nature of Obesity

The Endocrine Society’s Scientific Statement Calling for More Research into Underlying Mechanisms of Weight Maintenance is Telling of the Chronic and Relapsing Nature of Obesity

| July 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, The Endocrine Society recently issued a scientific statement calling for more research aimed at understanding the […]

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A Comparison of Abdominal Computerized Tomography Versus Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Evaluation of Abdominal Pain after Gastric Bypass

A Comparison of Abdominal Computerized Tomography Versus Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Evaluation of Abdominal Pain after Gastric Bypass

| July 1, 2017

by Ann M. Rogers, MD, and Jared Cappelli, RN, BS Ann Rogers, MD, is from The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania. Jared Cappelli, RN, BS, is from Department of Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania. Bariatric Times. 2017;14(7):15–17. Funding: Funded by the Penn State Association of Family and […]

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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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The ASMBS 2017 Election Season: The Future of Society

The ASMBS 2017 Election Season: The Future of Society

| July 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. This Month: The ASMBS 2017 Election Season: The Future of Society John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, […]

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