RSSCategory: Past Articles

Surgical Site Infection In The Morbidly Obese Patient: A Review

Surgical Site Infection In The Morbidly Obese Patient: A Review

| June 11, 2008 | 1 Comment

by Anirban Gupta, MD; Michael A. Schweitzer, MD; Kimberley E. Steele, MD; Anne O. Lidor, MD; and Jerome Lyn-Sue, MD

Continue Reading

The Multidisciplinary Approach to Weight Loss: Defining the Roles of the Necessary Providers

The Multidisciplinary Approach to Weight Loss: Defining the Roles of the Necessary Providers

| June 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

by George L. Blackburn, MD, PhD; Isaac Greenberg, PhD; Anne McNamara, RN; Daniel Rooks, PhD, FACSM; Shannon Fischer, MA; and Kristina Day, RD, LD

Continue Reading

Deaconess Surgical Weight Loss Center of Excellence

| May 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

Deaconess Surgical Weight Loss Center of Excellence is in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Continue Reading

Depression after Bariatric Surgery: Triggers, Identification, Treatment, and Prevention

| May 9, 2008 | 2 Comments

by Cynthia L. Alexander, PsyD

Continue Reading

To Snack or Not to Snack…That Is the Question

| May 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Sharon Zarabi, RD, CDN, CPT Ms. Zarabi is the Bariatric Dietitian at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York.

Continue Reading

Carbohydrate, Fat, and Protein: What Do We Know about the Macronutrient Composition of the Diet following Bariatric Surgery?

Carbohydrate, Fat, and Protein: What Do We Know about the Macronutrient Composition of the Diet following Bariatric Surgery?

| May 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Liz Goldenberg, MPH, RD, CDN

Continue Reading

Management and Outcomes of Pregnancy following Bariatric Surgery

| May 5, 2008 | 1 Comment

by Jane A. Alston and Giselle G. Hamad, MD, FACS Ms. Alston is from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Hamad is with University of Pittsburgh Department of Surgery, Division of Minimally Invasive Bariatric and General Surgery.

Continue Reading

Navigating the Preauthorization Maze

Navigating the Preauthorization Maze

| April 15, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Susan Gallagher Camden, RN, MSN, WCON, PhD; and Anita Houle Susan Gallagher Camden, PhD, RN, MA, MSN, CBN, is from the Celebration Institute, Inc., Houston, Texas; Anita Houle is Insurance Authorization Specialist, Cleveland Clinic Florida Bariatric Institute, Weston, Florida. Introduction In recent years, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of weight […]

Continue Reading

Letter to the Editor: Obesity Bias Affects Diabetes Management…

| April 15, 2008 | 0 Comments

Dear Bariatric Times Editor: On January 23, 2008, the headline on the front page of the New York Times read, “Diabetes Study Favors Surgery to Treat Obese.” With front page news stories in addition to television newscasts reporting the benefit of surgical procedures for the treatment of diabetes, it is logical to assume that the […]

Continue Reading

Consultant’s Corner: Understanding Bariatric Risk—A Legal, Clinical, and Customer Service Focus

| April 15, 2008 | 0 Comments

by James W. Saxton, JD; Maggie M. Finkelstein, JD; and Susan Gallagher Camden, RN, MSN, PhD All from Stevens & Lee, Lawyers and Consultants

Continue Reading