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The 19th World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

| April 24, 2014

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

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13th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

| January 22, 2014

Coral Gables, Florida February 15 to 19, 2014 by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Michael A. Schultz Dr. Rosenthal is Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; Director, General Surgery Residency Program and Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland […]

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The 14th Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium

| January 22, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada February 26 to March 1, 2014 by Kathleen A. Wenzler Kathleen A. Wenzler is Conference Marketing Director, Global Academy for Medical Education, Parsippany, New Jersey. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(1):20. This year’s Minimally Invasive […]

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Rise to the Challenge: Obesity Action Coalition Advances Education Agenda with Evidence-based National Patient Conference

| June 13, 2013

Rise to the Challenge: OAC’s 2nd Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention: August 15–18, 2013 • Arizona Grand Resort & Spa • Phoenix, Arizona by Lloyd Stegemann, MD, FASMBS

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XVI Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

| July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Hamburg, Germany, August 31—September 3, 2011 by Rudolf A. Weiner, MD Professor Weiner is President of the European Chapter of IFSO and President of the upcoming 16th World Congress of the International Federation for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders; Professor in Surgery, University of Frankfurt, Germany, Head of the Department for General, Visceral and […]

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The National Association of Bariatric Nurses: 7th Annual Conference

| September 21, 2010 | 2 Comments

The National Association of Bariatric Nurses 7th Annual Conference Norfolk, Virginia, September 29–October 1, 2010 by Laurie D. McGinley, MS, CNS-BC, APN, CBN Author affiliation: Ms. McGinley is the Bariatric Nurse Manager at Western Bariatric Institute of Reno, Nevada. Ms. McGinley has served as Vice President and President Elect of NABN and currently serves as […]

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