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Obesity as a Focus in Anesthesiology Research Between 2000 and 2014:  An Unmet Need?

Obesity as a Focus in Anesthesiology Research Between 2000 and 2014: An Unmet Need?

| March 1, 2016

This ongoing column is written by members of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP), an organization dedicated to the bariatric patient. Column Editor: Stephanie B. Jones, MD Dr. Jones is Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Beth […]

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Late Onset Abdominal Pain After Gastric Bypass Due to a Rare Diagnosis—Jejuno-Jejunostomy Volvulus

Late Onset Abdominal Pain After Gastric Bypass Due to a Rare Diagnosis—Jejuno-Jejunostomy Volvulus

| March 1, 2016

by 2nd LT Solomon Tong, MS; LCDR Jesse Bandle, MD; and CDR Gordon G. Wisbach, MD, MBA AUTHOR AFFILIATION: 2nd LT Solomon Tong, MS, is from Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda Maryland. LCDR Jesse Bandle, MD, is Assistant Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences/F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine […]

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Obesity Medicine 2016 is the Leading Conference for the Advancement of Clinical Obesity Medicine

Obesity Medicine 2016 is the Leading Conference for the Advancement of Clinical Obesity Medicine

| March 1, 2016

This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program for Childhood […]

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News and Trends—March 2016

News and Trends—March 2016

| March 1, 2016

The Endocrine Society Offers Obesity CME at 2016 Annual Meeting April 1–4, 2016, in Boston, Massachusetts The Endocrine Society’s annual meeting, ENDO 2016, offers current American Board of Obesity Medicine diplomates and doctors interested in certifying as obesity medicine specialists the opportunity to engage and network with peers while earning Continuing Medical Education credits on […]

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History in the Making: 2016 Brings New Guidelines for the Surgical Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

History in the Making: 2016 Brings New Guidelines for the Surgical Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

| February 1, 2016

A Message from Dr. Philip Schauer Philip Schauer, MD, is Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery and Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic. He is a past president of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dear Readers: Last year, two seminal events in our field occurred: The 3rd World Congress […]

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More Physicians Specializing in Obesity Treatment: Total Number of Obesity Medicine Specialists Nearly 1,600 after Most Recent Certifications

More Physicians Specializing in Obesity Treatment: Total Number of Obesity Medicine Specialists Nearly 1,600 after Most Recent Certifications

| February 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. Dr. Still is also a board member of the Obesity Action Coalition, Tampa, Florida. Dear Readers, The year […]

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Pregnancy after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Pregnancy after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| February 1, 2016

A Retrospective, Observational Study from a Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina by Lilia Cafaro, MD; Claudio González, MD; Marisa Andreoni, Lic.; Veronica Bottino, Lic.; Adriana Immerso, Lic.; Ethel Hantzsch, Lic.; María F. González Bagnes, BSc; Oscar Brasesco, MD Lilia Cafaro, MD; Marisa Andreoni, Lic; Veronica Bottino, Lic.; Adriana Immerso, Lic.; Ethel Hantzsch, Lic.; and Oscar […]

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Billroth I versus II for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Amelioriation or Improvement?

Billroth I versus II for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Amelioriation or Improvement?

| February 1, 2016

An overview of a systematic review and meta-analysis by Yeongkeun Kwon, MD, and Sungsoo Park, MD, PhD Dr. Yeongkeun Kwon is from the Department of Family Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. Dr. Sungsoo Park is from the Department of Surgery, Korea University College of Medicine. Bariatric Times. 2016;13(2):8–10. Background The gastric bypass […]

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Bariatric Surgery, Hypogonadism, and Improvement in Sexual Function

Bariatric Surgery, Hypogonadism, and Improvement in Sexual Function

| February 1, 2016

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Bariatric Surgery, Hypogonadism, and Improvement in Sexual Function by Fan Di […]

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Managing Outcomes, Meeting Expectations

Managing Outcomes, Meeting Expectations

| February 1, 2016

by Philip R. Schauer, MD Philip R. Schauer, MD, is Chief of Minimally Invasive General Surgery and Director of the Cleveland Clinic Bariatric and Metabolic Institute. He is also Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. He is Past President of the American Society for Metabolic […]

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