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Body Contouring: Lower Body Lift

| December 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Kristen M. Rezak, MD; Michel C. Samson, MD, FRCS (C), FACS; and Martin I. Newman, MD, FACS All from the Department of Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida Weston, Florida.

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Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An Operable Disease?

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An Operable Disease?

| December 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Ricardo Cohen, MD

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The 5th Annual Bariatric Summit…

| December 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

Dear Bariatric Times Editor: The Fifth Annual Bariatric Summit was held at Amelia Island Plantation in Florida from September 20 through 22, 2008. The summit, which is both informal and interactive, was developed to address the educational needs of the entire bariatric team.

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An Interview with ASMBS’s Georgeann Mallory, RD

| December 20, 2008 | 0 Comments

For how many years have you been the executive director of ASMBS? It will be 13 years as of January 1, 2009.

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Five Minutes With: The Economic Impact of Bariatric Surgery Study Investigators

Five Minutes With: The Economic Impact of Bariatric Surgery Study Investigators

| November 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

In a recent issue of the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC), a study was published that finds for the first time that bariatric surgery is cost effective and that insurers are able to recoup the procedure’s costs within two years—even after accounting for complications. The study finds that healthcare costs for morbidly obese patients […]

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Meet the REALIZE(TM) Adjustable Gastric Band

| November 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Thomas Sonnanstine, MD Dr. Sonnanstine is Medical Director, Tristate Surgical Weight Loss Center, St. Luke West Hospital, Florence, Kentucky.

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Perioperative Management of the Bariatric Patient in Italy

| November 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Yigal Leykin, MD, MSc; Tommaso Pellis, MD; Filipo Sanfilippo, MD; Luca Busetto, MD; Marco Anselmino, MD; Claudio di Salvo, MD; Francesca Fortran, MD; and Francesco Giunta, MD Drs. Leykin, Pellis, and Sanfilippo are from the Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Santa Maria degli Angeli Hospital, Pordenone, Italy; Dr. Busetto is from the Department […]

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1st World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes

| November 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Liam J. Burns, MBA Chief Operating Officer of the 1st World Congress and Partner at 3 Peaks Consulting, Mr. Burns has nearly 20 years experience in the healthcare industry. In addition to his work providing strategic consulting for emerging medical companies, Mr. Burns is also an executive coach helping organizations achieve breakthrough performance during […]

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Protein and the Bariatric Patient: Supplemental Protein or Amino Acids

| November 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Laura Frank, PhD, MPH, RD, CD Part 3 of 3

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Natural Orifice Bariatric Surgery: An Update

| November 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Atul K. Madan, MD, FACS and Jose M. Martinez, MD, FACS Both from the Division of Laparoendoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida.

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