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Bariatric Surgery and Pseudotumor Cerebri

Bariatric Surgery and Pseudotumor Cerebri

| March 1, 2017

Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts This month: Bariatric Surgery and Pseudotumor Cerebri by Leith Hathout, BS Medical Student, Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts Bariatric Times. 2017;14(3):16–22. ABSTRACT Obesity increases risk for several comorbidities, including many common metabolic, […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| March 1, 2017

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

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News and Trends—March 2017

News and Trends—March 2017

| March 1, 2017

American Gastroenterological Association Releases Obesity Practice Guide Gastroenterologists should address obesity with their patients and provide early therapy. Bethesda, Maryland—Patients with obesity need a multidisciplinary approach to achieve a healthy weight, and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) believes that gastroenterologists are in a unique position to lead the care team. To provide gastroenterologists with a […]

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Improving Adherence to Micronutrient Supplementation in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient Population—Nursing Accredited

Improving Adherence to Micronutrient Supplementation in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient Population—Nursing Accredited

| February 1, 2017

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

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Obesity and Malnutrition:  An Important Area of Education for All Members of the Multidisciplinary Care Team

Obesity and Malnutrition: An Important Area of Education for All Members of the Multidisciplinary Care Team

| February 1, 2017

A Message from Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of Staff, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; General Surgery Residency Program Director; and Director, Fellowship in MIS and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic […]

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Research Shows a Lack of Obesity and Nutrition Education in United States Medical Schools: Barriers and Opportunities to Further Engage the Next Generation of Caregivers

Research Shows a Lack of Obesity and Nutrition Education in United States Medical Schools: Barriers and Opportunities to Further Engage the Next Generation of Caregivers

| February 1, 2017

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 Readers, In past editorials I have talked about the importance of educating and engaging our referring physician […]

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The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis

The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis

| February 1, 2017

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery.  Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts This month: The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis […]

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News and Trends—February 2017

News and Trends—February 2017

| February 1, 2017

Fat Shaming Linked to Greater Health Risks Penn study finds patients with obesity who internalize negative stereotypes have a greater risk of cardiovascular, metabolic diseases PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania—Body shaming is a pervasive form of prejudice, found in cyber bullying, critiques of celebrities’ appearances, at work and school, and in public places for everyday Americans. People who […]

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The Essentials of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: Course Applications for Members of the Multidisciplinary Care Team

The Essentials of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: Course Applications for Members of the Multidisciplinary Care Team

| February 1, 2017

Bariatric Times. 2017;14(2):22–23. An Interview with: Stephanie B. Jones, MD Dr. Jones is Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Jones, thank you for taking the time to discuss the Essentials of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery […]

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Improving Adherence to Micronutrient Supplementation in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient Population—Dietitian Accredited

Improving Adherence to Micronutrient Supplementation in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient Population—Dietitian Accredited

| February 1, 2017

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for dietitians. Earn 1.0 CPEU. Course Instructions: Visit https://tinyurl.com/BTCE-AdherenceDietitians to access the post-test Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by May 26, 2020. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit for the activity […]

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