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Collaboration in Action: Seizing the Opportunity to Partner Across Disciplines

Collaboration in Action: Seizing the Opportunity to Partner Across Disciplines

| June 1, 2019

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, As we know, obesity affects patients in all 50 states, from […]

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How Impactful is Gene Analyzation in Identifying Patients at Risk for Obesity, Resistance to Weight Loss?

How Impactful is Gene Analyzation in Identifying Patients at Risk for Obesity, Resistance to Weight Loss?

| June 1, 2019

By 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, Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about obesity and genetics, specifically testing designed […]

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Reducing Early Hospital Readmission Rates After Bariatric Surgery

Reducing Early Hospital Readmission Rates After Bariatric Surgery

| June 1, 2019

by Payal Sharma, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CBN, and Soohyun Nam, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC Ms. Sharma and Dr. Nam are with the Yale University School of Nursing in Orange, Connecticut. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Bariatric surgery is a well-established […]

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Marginal Ulcer Perforation and Concurrent 360-degree Twisted Roux Limb Volvulus following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Case Report

Marginal Ulcer Perforation and Concurrent 360-degree Twisted Roux Limb Volvulus following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Case Report

| June 1, 2019

by Brook E. Porter, BS; Lindsey E. Goldstein, MD, FACS, FASCRS; and Jeffrey E. Friedman, MD, FACS, FASMBS Ms. Porter and Dr. Friedman are with the University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Goldstein is with the University and Florida and Malcolm Randall […]

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Raising the Standard: Utilization of the Electronic Medical Record to Facilitate Quality Improvement

Raising the Standard: Utilization of the Electronic Medical Record to Facilitate Quality Improvement

| June 1, 2019

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS 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 […]

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An Interview with Dr. Eric J. DeMaria: ASMBS President 2018–19

An Interview with Dr. Eric J. DeMaria: ASMBS President 2018–19

| June 1, 2019

By Eric J. DeMaria, MD, FACS, FASMBS President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (2018-2019) and Professor and Chief of the Division of General/Bariatric Surgery, Department of Surgery at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The […]

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Are You AWARE? ASMBS Foundation Launches New Program

Are You AWARE? ASMBS Foundation Launches New Program

| June 1, 2019

A Message from Foundation President Rami Lutfi, MD Dear Friends and Colleagues, As we approach the second half of 2019, I am excited to share with you new initiatives taking place within the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation. We began the year under the leadership of a new Executive Director, Michael […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| June 1, 2019

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Matrix Medical Communications Reaches 1,000-certificate Milestone for Bariatric Times Integrated Health Continuing Education Department

Matrix Medical Communications Reaches 1,000-certificate Milestone for Bariatric Times Integrated Health Continuing Education Department

| May 14, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania, May 14, 2019 — Matrix Medical Communications, publisher of the peer-reviewed, monthly journal Bariatric Times (BT), announced today that more than 1,000 certificates of successful completion have been awarded to integrated health (IH) professionals through its widely read IH Continuing Education (CE) Department, which offers complimentary self-study CE activities […]

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New Beginnings and Reflecting on Lessons Learned in 16 Years of Practice

New Beginnings and Reflecting on Lessons Learned in 16 Years of Practice

| May 1, 2019

By John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, After 16 years of service for Stanford University, I have […]

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