RSSCategory: Editorial Message

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of Bariatric Times

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of Bariatric Times

| September 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, Welcome to the September 2019 issue of Bariatric Times. This […]

Continue Reading

We’re All in this Together: Uniting with Our International Partners to Address the Pandemic of Obesity

We’re All in this Together: Uniting with Our International Partners to Address the Pandemic of Obesity

| September 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, With the 24th World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and […]

Continue Reading

Third Version of MBSAQIP Standards and Pathways Manual Embraces, Reflects Growth of Obesity Medicine

Third Version of MBSAQIP Standards and Pathways Manual Embraces, Reflects Growth of Obesity Medicine

| August 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, As 2019 marks the five-year anniversary of the Metabolic and […]

Continue Reading

Weight Regain Following Obesity Treatment is not Only Common, it’s Expected

Weight Regain Following Obesity Treatment is not Only Common, it’s Expected

| August 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, By now you know that one of my favorite and most frequently used take-home messages […]

Continue Reading

The Obesity Pandemic: Latest Findings and Treatment Strategies for Healthcare Professionals

The Obesity Pandemic: Latest Findings and Treatment Strategies for Healthcare Professionals

| July 1, 2019

by Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA Medical Director and President of the Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center, and has served as a Principal Investigator for over 500 clinical trials. He is Chief Science Officer for the Obesity Medicine Association, Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, and a Diplomate of the […]

Continue Reading

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Teams Exemplify Best Practice in Quality and Safety

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Teams Exemplify Best Practice in Quality and Safety

| July 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, This month we celebrate the one-year anniversary of “Raising the Standard,” […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Nonsurgical Therapy for Patients with Overweight and Obesity: Two New Devices Now Approved for Lower BMIs

Nonsurgical Therapy for Patients with Overweight and Obesity: Two New Devices Now Approved for Lower BMIs

| May 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. Disclosures: Dr. Still participated in the Gelesis Loss Of Weight (GLOW) pivotal trial; ClinicalTrials.gov identifier NCT03008954. Dear Friends and […]

Continue Reading