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Journal Watch—December 2015

Journal Watch—December 2015

| December 1, 2015

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research THIS MONTH’S TOPIC: Postsurgical Pain Management in the Bariatric Patient Population Does preincisional infiltration with bupivacaine reduce postoperative pain in laparoscopic bariatric surgery? Moncada R, Martinaitis L, Landecho M, et al. Obes Surg. 2015 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print] Synopsis: The authors […]

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News and Trends—December 2015

News and Trends—December 2015

| December 1, 2015

AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR METABOLIC AND BARIATRIC SURGERY, OBESITY GROUPS TAKE AIM AT STATES THAT DENY COVERAGE OF OBESITY TREATMENT UNDER AFFORDABLE CARE ACT Five Groups File Complaint with U.S. Health and Human Services Citing Non-Compliance and Discrimination in 27 States GAINESVILLE, Florida—The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and groups including The Obesity […]

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Goodbye for Now, BT Readers! Beginning in December 2015: Guest Editorials from Past Presidents of the ASMBS

Goodbye for Now, BT Readers! Beginning in December 2015: Guest Editorials from Past Presidents of the ASMBS

| November 1, 2015

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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Using Motivational Interviewing to Engage Patients, Assess Where They are in Stages of Behavioral Change

Using Motivational Interviewing to Engage Patients, Assess Where They are in Stages of Behavioral Change

| November 1, 2015

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. Dr. Still is also a board member of the Obesity Action Coalition, Tampa, Florida. Dear Readers, Welcome to […]

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CE for NURSES! Talking to Patients About Bariatric Surgery

CE for NURSES! Talking to Patients About Bariatric Surgery

| November 1, 2015

*This is a Complimentary Clinical Nursing Education Activity* Nurses: Earn 1 Contact Hour. See instructions below. Talking to Patients About Bariatric Surgery: Guiding Meaningful Conversations and Evoking Commitment to Change by Gretchen E. Ames, PhD, ABPP; Matthew M. Clark, PhD, ABPP; Karen B. Grothe, PhD, ABPP; Maria L. Collozo-Clavell, MD Gretchen E. Ames, PhD, ABPP, […]

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An Update on the MBSAQIP

An Update on the MBSAQIP

| November 1, 2015

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery. This month: An Update on the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) David Provost, MD Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery, Texas Health […]

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Bariatric Surgery and Low Back Pain

Bariatric Surgery and Low Back Pain

| November 1, 2015

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, FACS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Bariatric Surgery and Low Back Pain by Victor D. Babatunde […]

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Changing Paradigms with Metabolic Surgery Research

Changing Paradigms with Metabolic Surgery Research

| November 1, 2015

Dr. Ricardo Cohen is the Director of The Center for Obesity and Diabetes at Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is also former President of the Brazilian Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. Dr. Cohen is a member of the Editorial Board for Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, Advisory Editor for […]

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Welcome to Sentara Comprehensive Weight Loss Solutions

Welcome to Sentara Comprehensive Weight Loss Solutions

| November 1, 2015

Bariatric Center Spotlight This column is dedicated to featuring accredited bariatric centers around the world, with a focus on their facilities, staff, statistics, processes, technology, and patient care. This month: Sentara Comprehensive Weight Loss Solutions Norfolk, Virginia by Stephen D. Wohlgemuth, MD Dr. Wohlgemuth is Medical Director of Sentara Comprehensive Weight Loss Solutions in Norfolk, […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—November 2015

ASMBS Foundation News and Update—November 2015

| November 1, 2015

by Connie Stillwell Ms. Stillwell is the Executive Director of the ASMBS Foundation. ASMBS Foundation Board LEAD Awards. The ASMBS Foundation is proud to announce the winners for the 2015 LEAD Awards. Congratulations to all of the award recipients and thank you for your hard work and dedication to the field of metabolic and bariatric […]

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