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Journal Watch—September 2016

Journal Watch—September 2016

| September 1, 2016

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research THIS MONTH’S TOPIC: Sedentary Behavior and Obesity A systematic review of correlates of sedentary behaviour in adults aged 18-65 years: a socio-ecological approach. O’Donoghue G, Perchoux C, Mensah K, Lakerveld J, van der Ploeg H, Bernaards C, Chastin SF, Simon C, O’Gorman D, […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| September 1, 2016

Original Cartoons by Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

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Help Combat Obesity Stigma and Weight Bias by Making the Small but Significant Change to Use “People-First Language”

Help Combat Obesity Stigma and Weight Bias by Making the Small but Significant Change to Use “People-First Language”

| August 1, 2016

Help Combat Obesity Stigma and Weight Bias by Making the Small but Significant Change to Use “People-First Language” 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. […]

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Tools and Keys for Success in New and Established Bariatric Practices

Tools and Keys for Success in New and Established Bariatric Practices

| August 1, 2016

by Rachel L. Moore, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Rachel L. Moore is a Metabolic Surgeon and Obesity Medicine Specialist in New Orleans, Louisiana. Bariatric Times. 2016;13(8):10–12. Funding: No funding was provided. Financial disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Trauma call at Charity Hospital was an exceptional […]

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Update on the Certified Bariatric Nurse (CBN®) Certification Program: Revision of the Bariatric Nurse Practice Analysis

Update on the Certified Bariatric Nurse (CBN®) Certification Program: Revision of the Bariatric Nurse Practice Analysis

| August 1, 2016

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor: Christine Bauer, MSN, RN, CBN University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital, Havre de Grace, Maryland; President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health This month: Update on the Certified Bariatric Nurse […]

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News and Trends—August 2016

News and Trends—August 2016

| August 1, 2016

Patients Who Undergo Weight-Loss Operations at Accredited Bariatric Surgical Centers Have Fewer Postoperative Complications Findings reveal that some patients are frustrated and discontinued medication because they were not reaching their individualized A1C target quick enough Chicago, Illinois—Patients who have weight-loss operations at nonaccredited bariatric surgical facilities in the United States are up to 1.4 times […]

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Journal Watch—August 2016

Journal Watch—August 2016

| August 1, 2016

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research THIS MONTH’S TOPIC: Assessing communication skills in the healthcare setting Assessing effective physician-patient communication skills: “Are you listening to me, doc?” Berman AC, Chutka DS. Korean J Med Educ. 2016;28(2):243–249. Epub 2016 Feb 25. Synopsis: In this article, the authors discuss communication skills […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| August 1, 2016

Original Cartoons by Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

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Changing Perceptions: Obesity as a Disease, Focus on Collaboration and Long-Term Management “For Better, For Worse”

Changing Perceptions: Obesity as a Disease, Focus on Collaboration and Long-Term Management “For Better, For Worse”

| July 1, 2016

A Message from Dr. Kelvin Higa Kelvin Higa, MD, FACS, is Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, Fresno, California, and Director, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital, Fresno, California. He is also a past president of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (2007-2008) and President-Elect for […]

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Communication is Key in Helping Patients Set and Achieve Realistic Goals for Weight Loss with Any Treatment Modality

Communication is Key in Helping Patients Set and Achieve Realistic Goals for Weight Loss with Any Treatment Modality

| July 1, 2016

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 Colleagues, This month we feature an article on a topic that is very near and dear to […]

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