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Socioeconomic Factors Impacting Obesity Care: Identifying and Addressing Challenges in Clinical Practice

Socioeconomic Factors Impacting Obesity Care: Identifying and Addressing Challenges in Clinical Practice

| December 1, 2018

by Katie Chapmon, MS, RD Kaiser Permanente, West Los Angeles Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Abstract: Individual health behaviors, clinical care, and physical environment are all influenced by social and economic factors. […]

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Raising the Standard: The Joy and Privilege of a Surgical Career: An Overview of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2018

Raising the Standard: The Joy and Privilege of a Surgical Career: An Overview of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2018

| December 1, 2018

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS  This column is dedicated to highlighting a broad range of quality issues in bariatric surgery. Dr. Gadaleta is Associate Chair, Chief of General Surgery, MBS Director, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health, Manhasset, New York. Dr. Petrick is Quality Director, Geisinger Surgical […]

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Welcome to the Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery at Kiran Hospital Surat, Gujarat, India

Welcome to the Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery at Kiran Hospital Surat, Gujarat, India

| December 1, 2018

by Chintan B. Patel, MS Surgery (Mumbai), DNB Surgery, FIAGES, FMAS, FBMS (Bariatric); and Dharmesh S. Dhanani, MS Surgery, FNB Minimal Access Surgery, FALS, FMAS, Fellow (GI Oncosurgery) Drs. Patel and Dhanani are from the Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery at Kiran Hospital, Multi Super Speciality Hospital & Research Center, in Surat, Gujarat, […]

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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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Risk Management: Licensing Board Complaints—What You Need to Know

Risk Management: Licensing Board Complaints—What You Need to Know

| December 1, 2018

by Ann McNary, JD Ms. McNary is Senior Risk Manager at PRMS, Inc. in Arlington, Virginia. Reprinted with permission from Innov Clin Neurosci. 2018;15(7–8):35–37. © Copyright Matrix Medical Communications, 2018. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. This ongoing […]

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ASMBS Foundation’s Walk from Obesity

ASMBS Foundation’s Walk from Obesity

| December 1, 2018

As another year comes to an end, we’d like to take a moment to look back and reflect on our accomplishments. 2018 was a year of growth and change for the American Society for Metabolic and Metabolic Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation. We held 22 outstanding Walk from Obesity events and celebrated the 15th anniversary of this […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| December 1, 2018

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Bariatric Times Celebrates its 15th Year in Publication with a New Look to Facilitate Inclusion of More Content Covering the Topics You Care About

Bariatric Times Celebrates its 15th Year in Publication with a New Look to Facilitate Inclusion of More Content Covering the Topics You Care About

| November 1, 2018

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS  Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Stanford University in Stanford, California; and Past President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the […]

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Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity (Nursing Accredited)

Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity (Nursing Accredited)

| November 1, 2018

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions: Visit http://tinyurl.com/BTCE-Core4Part1-Nursing to access the post-test Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by November 1, 2019. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit for […]

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Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity (Dietitian Accredited)

Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity (Dietitian Accredited)

| November 1, 2018

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for dietitians. Earn 1.0 CPEU. Course Instructions: Visit http://tinyurl.com/BTCE-Core4Part1-Dietetics to access the post-test Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by November 1, 2019. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit for the activity […]

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