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Effects of Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate on Functional Impairment Measured on the Sheehan Disability Scale in Adults With Moderate-to-severe Binge Eating Disorder:  Results from Two Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trials

Effects of Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate on Functional Impairment Measured on the Sheehan Disability Scale in Adults With Moderate-to-severe Binge Eating Disorder: Results from Two Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trials

| October 1, 2018

by David V. Sheehan, MD, MBA; Maria Gasior, MD, PhD; Susan L. McElroy, MD; Jana Radewonuk, MSc; Barry K. Herman, MD, MMM; and James Hudson, MD, ScD Dr. Sheehan is with the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida. Drs. Herman and Gasior and Ms. Radewonuk are formerly affiliated with Shire Pharmaceuticals […]

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Obesity and Diabetes: Two Inextricably Linked Diseases that Improve with Metabolic Surgery

Obesity and Diabetes: Two Inextricably Linked Diseases that Improve with Metabolic Surgery

| September 1, 2018

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, and Past President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the September 2018 issue of Bariatric Times. We are please to offer two features […]

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Intermittent Fasting and the Ketogenic Diet

Intermittent Fasting and the Ketogenic Diet

| September 1, 2018

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, Though we have multiple safe and effective surgical and non-surgical options for treating obesity and its comorbid conditions, no one therapy acts […]

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Diabesity: The Worldwide Twin Epidemics of Obesity and Diabetes—Nursing Accredited

Diabesity: The Worldwide Twin Epidemics of Obesity and Diabetes—Nursing Accredited

| September 1, 2018

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions: Visit https://tinyurl.com/BTCE-September2018 to access the post-test Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by September 1, 2020. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit for the […]

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The Obesity Medicine Association: Increasing Collaboration and Awareness of Obesity Medicine as a Cost-effective Treatment for Obesity

The Obesity Medicine Association: Increasing Collaboration and Awareness of Obesity Medicine as a Cost-effective Treatment for Obesity

| September 1, 2018

An Interview with: Wendy Scinta MD, MS President of the Obesity Medicine Association; Medical Director of Medical Weight Loss of New York, Fayetteville, New York; Founder of the BOUNCE Pediatric Obesity Program; Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, SUNY Upstate, Syracuse, New York; and Founder/Medical Director of One Stone Technology. FUNDING: No funding was provided for […]

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Raising the Standard: American College of Surgeons Quality and Safety Conference 2018

Raising the Standard: American College of Surgeons Quality and Safety Conference 2018

| September 1, 2018

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS This column is dedicated to highlighting a broad range of quality issues in bariatric surgery. Column Editors Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS Quality Director, Geisinger Surgical Institute; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania Dominick Gadaleta, MD, […]

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Overcoming Obesity 2018: Offering New Sessions on Precision Medicine, Genetics, and Medication

Overcoming Obesity 2018: Offering New Sessions on Precision Medicine, Genetics, and Medication

| September 1, 2018

by Claudia Randall Claudia Randall is the executive director of the Obesity Medicine Association. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The author is the executive director of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatiric Times. 2018;15(9):9. You would expect an obesity medicine conference to offer a variety of sessions focused on the latest nutrition […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—September 2018

ASMBS Foundation News and Update—September 2018

| September 1, 2018

by Rami E. Lutfi, MD, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chairman of Surgery, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center; Director, Presence Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| September 1, 2018

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The 14th Annual Buyers Guide, Quality in Surgery, and More

The 14th Annual Buyers Guide, Quality in Surgery, and More

| August 1, 2018

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, and Past President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the August 2018 issue of Bariatric Times which also contains the 14th Annual Bariatric […]

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