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News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

| June 1, 2018

A Message from Dr. John M. Morton 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 June 2018 issue of Bariatric Times. We […]

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Weight Bias in a Weight Management Program? You Bet

Weight Bias in a Weight Management Program? You Bet

| June 1, 2018

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still 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, I recently heard an excellent lecture on weight bias by Dr. Scott Kahan.  He presented to a […]

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Piranha in  the Shark Tank: An overview of pseudo health claims, unregulated weight loss supplements, and modern pharmaceutical intervention for the treatment of obesity

Piranha in the Shark Tank: An overview of pseudo health claims, unregulated weight loss supplements, and modern pharmaceutical intervention for the treatment of obesity

| June 1, 2018

by Stephanie R. Therrien, BSc Bariatric Surgery Department, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 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(6):8–11. Introduction On January 21, 2018, in a unanimous decision, the biggest deal in the […]

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Tube Gastrostomy Management for Acute Sleeve Gastrectomy Leaks

Tube Gastrostomy Management for Acute Sleeve Gastrectomy Leaks

| June 1, 2018

by Jamil Luke Stetler, MD, FACS; S. Scott Davis, Jr., MD, FACS; Jahnavi K. Srinivasan, MD FACS; Arvinpal Singh, MD; Colin Johnson, PA-C; Ankit D. Patel, MD, FACS; Edward Lin, DO, MBA, FACS Dr. Stetler is Director of Bariatrics at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Sandy Springs, Georgia. Dr. Davis is Associate Professor of Surgery […]

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The Importance of Anesthesiology in Treating Bariatric Surgery Patients

The Importance of Anesthesiology in Treating Bariatric Surgery Patients

| June 1, 2018

Bariatric Times. 2018;15(6):16–18. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. An interview with: Jay B. Brodsky, MD Professor (Anesthesia), Associate Medical Director of Perioperative Services, Stanford University Medical Center, in Stanford, California 1971: Graduated from State University of New […]

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International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) Chapter Spotlight: Middle East North Africa (MENA) Chapter

International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) Chapter Spotlight: Middle East North Africa (MENA) Chapter

| June 1, 2018

This column is dedicated to providing updates on the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) chapters. by Abdelrahman A. Nimeri, MBBCh, FACS, FASMBS President of the IFSO Middle East North Africa Chapter 2017–2019; President Pan Arab Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery 2017–2018; Director, Bariatric & Metabolic Institute Abu Dhabi. […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| June 1, 2018

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Integrated Health Continuing Education: The Role of the Human Microbiome in Obesity-related Health—Dietitian Accredited

Integrated Health Continuing Education: The Role of the Human Microbiome in Obesity-related Health—Dietitian Accredited

| May 24, 2018

TAKE THE POST-TEST HERE: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VBKYQCL Instructions: Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by April 26, 2021. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit for the activity. Upon successful completion of the post-test, participants will receive a certificate of completion by email. […]

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News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

| May 1, 2018

A Message from Dr. John M. Morton 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 May 2018 issue of Bariatric Times. […]

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Where Can You Find “Me”?

Where Can You Find “Me”?

| May 1, 2018

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still 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, After my editorial message in the March issue of Bariatric Times on the role of the […]

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