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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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Weight Bias Among Healthcare Providers: We have Met the Enemy and it is Us—Nursing Accredited

Weight Bias Among Healthcare Providers: We have Met the Enemy and it is Us—Nursing Accredited

| March 1, 2019

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions Visit https://tinyurl.com/BTCE-March2019 to access the post-test Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by March 1, 2020. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit for […]

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Iron Nutrition and Metabolic Surgery: The Next Quality Improvement Challenge

Iron Nutrition and Metabolic Surgery: The Next Quality Improvement Challenge

| March 1, 2019

by Peter N. Benotti, MD; G. Craig Wood, MS; and Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Drs. Benotti, Wood, and Still are with the Geisinger Obesity Institute, Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. […]

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Raising the Standard: Why is Iron Deficiency Such a Problem after Bariatric Surgery and What Can Be Done?

Raising the Standard: Why is Iron Deficiency Such a Problem after Bariatric Surgery and What Can Be Done?

| March 1, 2019

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Sameera Khan, RD, PA-C,MBA Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the Department of Surgery at Southside Hospital and Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health in Manhasset, New York; and Associate Professor of Surgery at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in Hempstead, […]

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The State of the ASMBS Foundation

The State of the ASMBS Foundation

| March 1, 2019

A Message from Foundation President Rami Lutfi, MD Dear Friends and Colleagues, I am happy to share with you that 2019 is off to a fantastic start for the ASMBS Foundation. In reflecting on the success of the Gala and Walk from Obesity program, it would not have been possible without the unwavering support of […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| March 1, 2019

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March 2019 Digital Edition

March 2019 Digital Edition

| March 1, 2019

Click the cover below to access the March 2019 digital edition of Bariatric Times!

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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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Observing National Heart Month: Type 2 Diabetes Medications, Bariatric Surgery Show Heart Benefits in Long-term Cardiovascular Outcomes Trials

Observing National Heart Month: Type 2 Diabetes Medications, Bariatric Surgery Show Heart Benefits in Long-term Cardiovascular Outcomes Trials

| February 1, 2019

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, it is well known that the effects of obesity are far reaching, impacting nearly […]

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Aspiration Therapy—An Emerging Endoscopic Device for Treatment of Obesity

Aspiration Therapy—An Emerging Endoscopic Device for Treatment of Obesity

| February 1, 2019

by Dilhana Badurdeen, MD; Margo Dunlap, RN; Michael Schweitzer, MD; and Vivek Kumbhari, MD Drs. Badurdeen, Dunlap, and Kumbhari are with the Division of Gastroenterology and Dr. Schweitzer is with the Division of Surgery—all with Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, Maryland. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Dr. Khumbari is a consultant for Medtronic (Minneapolis, […]

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