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Psychiatric Medications and Weight Gain: A Review

| March 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Thomas Rosko, MD Dr. Rosko is Director, Psychosomatic Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Financial disclosure: Dr. Rosko is on the Speaker’s Bureau for Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Bristol-Myers Squibb Corporation. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(3):12–15

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Following Through:  The Role of Intention in Physical Activity Adherence with Post-bariatric Surgery Recommendations

Following Through: The Role of Intention in Physical Activity Adherence with Post-bariatric Surgery Recommendations

| March 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Robin M. Stoops, MA, MS, CPT, and Cynthia L. Alexander, PsyD Ms. Stoops and Dr. Alexander are from Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida. Financial disclosure: Ms. Stoops and Dr. Alexander report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(3):18–19

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Vitamin D: Its Role and Management in the Bariatric Patient

| March 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nazy Zarshenas, BSc, MND, APD Ms. Zarshenas is a Senior Clinical Dietician at St. George Private Hospital, St. George Upper GI Unit, Sydney, Australia Bariatric Times. 2011;8(3):22–23

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The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders—IFSO XV WORLD CONGRESS

| March 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Long Beach, California, September 3 to 7, 2010 by Harry B. Frydenberg, MD Dr. Frydenberg is the Immediate Past President, IFSO Director, Epworth Centre for Bariatric Surgery, Melbourne, Australia. Bariatric Times. 2010;8(3):24

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ASMBS News and Update—March 2011

| March 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Robin Blackstone, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Blackstone is President-Elect of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Medical Director, Scottsdale Healthcare Bariatric Center, Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Research Bites—March 2011

| March 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Information provided by www.clinicialtrials.gov

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Editorial Message—Worldwide Obesity Rates Doubled Over Past Three Decades: Dietary Habits and Physical Activity Partly to Blame

| February 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dear friends, colleagues, and readers of Bariatric Times: As I opened Google news this morning, I found an article in the healthcare news section entitled “Worldwide Obesity Doubled Over Past Three Decades.”[1] What a great start for my monthly editorial. The article comes to the conclusion that changes in both dietary habits and physical activity […]

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Oral Iron Therapy is Not Always Sufficient for the Bariatric Patient Population

| February 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dear Bariatric Times Editor: I read the November 2011 installment of the column “Nutritional Considerations for the Bariatric Patient,” entitled “Pica: An Ancient Disorder with Modern Casualties,” by Liz Goldenberg, MPH, RD, CDN. I was pleased to see the author present such an excellent overview of the management of iron deficiency in bariatric surgery, which […]

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Single-incision Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

| February 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Koji Park, MD; John Afthinos, MD; James McGinty, MD; Ninan Koshy, MD; and Julio Teixeira, MD Financial Disclosure: Dr. Teixeira is a consultant for Allergan, Inc. and Covidien. Author Affiliation: Dr. Teixeira is from St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York.

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Physical Activity for Health and Weight Loss: How Much is Enough?

| February 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

by Alexis M. Peraino, MD Financial Disclosure: Dr. Peraino reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Dr. Peraino is a physician at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in the Department of Medicine and Center for Weight Loss and Assistant Clinical Professor Step I, David Geffen School of Medicine University of California, […]

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