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News and Trends  November 2016

News and Trends November 2016

| November 1, 2016

News from The Obesity Society The Obesity Society Honors Two U.S. Senators, Current and Emerging Leaders in Obesity Research with its 2016 Awards and Grants Awardees will be recognized at ObesityWeek℠ 2016, Oct. 31- Nov. 4, in New Orleans SILVER SPRING, Maryland ‚ Each year The Obesity Society (TOS) promotes, rewards and encourages research in […]

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Walter Pories’s CARTOON CORNER

Walter Pories’s CARTOON CORNER

| November 1, 2016

Original Cartoons by Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

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Planning a Scientific Conference: Striving to Provide the Best Program Possible Requires Coordination, Behind-the-Scenes Work

Planning a Scientific Conference: Striving to Provide the Best Program Possible Requires Coordination, Behind-the-Scenes Work

| October 1, 2016

A Message from Dr. Michel Gagner Michel Gagner, MD, FRCSC, FACS, FASMBS, is Clinical Professor of Surgery, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, Florida and Senior Consultant, Department of Surgery, Hopital du Sacre Coeur, Montreal, QC, Canada. He is also Program Chair for the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). […]

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New Report States the World is in “Nutrition Crisis:” How We Can Help Address the Double Disease Burden Caused by Poor-Quality Diets

New Report States the World is in “Nutrition Crisis:” How We Can Help Address the Double Disease Burden Caused by Poor-Quality Diets

| October 1, 2016

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, In a previous editorial, I discussed the different types of diets prescribed for weight loss and referenced clinical trials that discovered the […]

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CE for Nurses: Late Surgical Complications of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Afferent Limb and Marginal Ulcer

CE for Nurses: Late Surgical Complications of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Afferent Limb and Marginal Ulcer

| October 1, 2016

This CE is currently expired. *This is a Complimentary Clinical Nursing Education Activity* Nurses: Earn 1 Contact Hour. Complimentary Continuing Education Course: Late Surgical Complications of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Afferent Limb and Marginal Ulcer Take the test at http://tinyurl.com/BTCEOctober2016 Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by October 1, […]

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IFSO 2017: 22nd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

IFSO 2017: 22nd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

| October 1, 2016

London, United Kingdom August 29–September 2, 2017 by Cynthia-Michelle Borg, MD (Malta), MD (London), FRCS Cynthia-Michelle Borg, MD, is Scientific Co-Chair IFSO 2017 Bariatric and Upper GI Consultant Surgeon, University Hospital Lewisham, London, UK. Bariatric Times. 2016;13(10):20–21 A Message from Dr. Kelvin Higa, IFSO President Dear Readers, I am delighted to invite you to IFSO […]

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ObesityWeek 2016: Sessions Designed for the Integrated Health Audience

| October 1, 2016

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor: Christine Bauer, MSN, RN, CBN University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital, Havre de Grace, Maryland; President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health This month: ObesityWeek 2016: Sessions Designed for the […]

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News and Trends—October 2016

News and Trends—October 2016

| October 1, 2016

News from the American College of Surgeons First Report from Nationwide Bariatric Registry Examines the Outcomes of Common Surgical Techniques Used in Popular Weight Loss Procedures CHICAGO, Illinois—By analyzing information included in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) database, the largest bariatric-specific nationwide registry, researchers found that laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, […]

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Walter Pories’s CARTOON CORNER

Walter Pories’s CARTOON CORNER

| October 1, 2016

Original Cartoons by Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

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Novel Treatments for Complications after Bariatric Surgery

Novel Treatments for Complications after Bariatric Surgery

| October 1, 2016

by [1]Julián Hernández and [2]Camilo Boza [1]Department of Digestive Surgery, Pontificia Universidad Católica De Chile; [2]Bariatric Surgery Unit, Department of Digestive Surgery, Clínica Las Condes Annals of Surgical Innovation and Research. 201610:3. DOI: 10.1186/s13022-015-0021-2 COMPETING INTERESTS: The authors declare that they have no competing interests. COPYRIGHT: © Hernández and Boza. 2016. This article is distributed […]

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