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Through Collaboration Comes Improved Outcomes for Our Patients

Through Collaboration Comes Improved Outcomes for Our Patients

| October 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, I am very grateful for a recent honor, as I […]

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The Intersection Between Obesity and Cancer: How Weight Loss Affects Cancer Risk

The Intersection Between Obesity and Cancer: How Weight Loss Affects Cancer Risk

| October 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 Colleagues: As you all are aware, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so I thought now is a […]

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News and Notes on the Latest Issue of Bariatric Times

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of Bariatric Times

| September 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, Welcome to the September 2019 issue of Bariatric Times. This […]

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We’re All in this Together: Uniting with Our International Partners to Address the Pandemic of Obesity

We’re All in this Together: Uniting with Our International Partners to Address the Pandemic of Obesity

| September 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, With the 24th World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and […]

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Third Version of MBSAQIP Standards and Pathways Manual Embraces, Reflects Growth of Obesity Medicine

Third Version of MBSAQIP Standards and Pathways Manual Embraces, Reflects Growth of Obesity Medicine

| August 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, As 2019 marks the five-year anniversary of the Metabolic and […]

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Weight Regain Following Obesity Treatment is not Only Common, it’s Expected

Weight Regain Following Obesity Treatment is not Only Common, it’s Expected

| August 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, By now you know that one of my favorite and most frequently used take-home messages […]

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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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