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The Obesity Pandemic: Latest Findings and Treatment Strategies for Healthcare Professionals

The Obesity Pandemic: Latest Findings and Treatment Strategies for Healthcare Professionals

| July 1, 2019

by Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA Medical Director and President of the Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center, and has served as a Principal Investigator for over 500 clinical trials. He is Chief Science Officer for the Obesity Medicine Association, Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, and a Diplomate of the […]

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Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Teams Exemplify Best Practice in Quality and Safety

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Teams Exemplify Best Practice in Quality and Safety

| July 1, 2019

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, This month we celebrate the one-year anniversary of “Raising the Standard,” […]

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Collaboration in Action: Seizing the Opportunity to Partner Across Disciplines

Collaboration in Action: Seizing the Opportunity to Partner Across Disciplines

| June 1, 2019

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, As we know, obesity affects patients in all 50 states, from […]

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How Impactful is Gene Analyzation in Identifying Patients at Risk for Obesity, Resistance to Weight Loss?

How Impactful is Gene Analyzation in Identifying Patients at Risk for Obesity, Resistance to Weight Loss?

| June 1, 2019

By Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Friends and Readers, Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about obesity and genetics, specifically testing designed […]

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New Beginnings and Reflecting on Lessons Learned in 16 Years of Practice

New Beginnings and Reflecting on Lessons Learned in 16 Years of Practice

| May 1, 2019

By John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, After 16 years of service for Stanford University, I have […]

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Nonsurgical Therapy for Patients with Overweight and Obesity: Two New Devices Now Approved for Lower BMIs

Nonsurgical Therapy for Patients with Overweight and Obesity: Two New Devices Now Approved for Lower BMIs

| May 1, 2019

By Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Disclosures: Dr. Still participated in the Gelesis Loss Of Weight (GLOW) pivotal trial; ClinicalTrials.gov identifier NCT03008954. Dear Friends and […]

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News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

| April 1, 2019

John M. Morton, MD, MPH Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Chair, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), American College of Surgeons, Past President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the April 2019 issue of Bariatric Times. This month, in “Raising the Standard,” Petrick and […]

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Preparing for Rare Complications in Clinical Practice

Preparing for Rare Complications in Clinical Practice

| April 1, 2019

By Christopher Still D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Friends and Readers, This month, we are pleased to present another module in our Integrated Health Continuing […]

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How Our Own Biases Are Blocking Progress Against Obesity

How Our Own Biases Are Blocking Progress Against Obesity

| March 1, 2019

A GUEST Message from Ted Kyle, RPh, MBA Mr. Kyle is a pharmacist and healthcare innovation professional who serves on the Board of Directors for the Obesity Action Coalition and advises The Obesity Society on advocacy. At Conscienhealth.org/news, he publishes a widely-read daily commentary that reaches an audience of more than 15,000 thought leaders in […]

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News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

| February 1, 2019

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Stanford University in Stanford, California; and Past President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the February 2019 issue of Bariatric Times. This month, […]

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