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Obesity Medicine Association Takes “Science of Hope” Message to Capitol Hill

Obesity Medicine Association Takes “Science of Hope” Message to Capitol Hill

| December 1, 2018

by Claudia Randall Executive Director of the Obesity Medicine Association, Denver, Colorado. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author is the executive director of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(12):14. Can the medical profession overcome obesity? That proposition was the central theme of the Obesity Medicine Association’s (OMA) recent Overcoming […]

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The Fifth Annual National Obesity Collaborative Care Summit

The Fifth Annual National Obesity Collaborative Care Summit

| November 1, 2018

by Marina Kurian, MD, FASMBS Dr. Kurian is from New York University Langone Health, Department of Surgery, New York, New York. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(11):10–11. The National Obesity Collaborative Care Summit is an […]

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The 2018 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium  (MISS 2018)

The 2018 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS 2018)

| October 1, 2018

By Lisa Hack Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Author affiliation: Ms. Hack is a freelance writer. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(10):24–25. The 2018 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS), which took place March 6–9, 2018, at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas in […]

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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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Walk from Obesity 2017—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Walk from Obesity 2017—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

| January 1, 2018

Bariatric Times. 2018;15(1):13. The University of Pennsylvania Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program held its first ever Walk for Obesity and Fitness Fun Run event Oct. 8, 2017, at Penn Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to raise awareness for people affected by obesity. The event was done in conjunction with the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric […]

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