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Introducing “International Perspective: Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Trends Around the World”—A New Series of Exclusive Interviews and Reports Dedicated to Providing Updates on the Global State of Obesity

| April 24, 2014

Dear Readers of Bariatric Times: I just returned from Upsala, Sweden, after attending the 2nd Nordic Conference on Bariatric Surgery. The venue and presentations were outstanding, as expected, and the company was superlative. I send my congratulations to Dr. Magnus Sundbom for the excellent organization of the meeting. Meeting highlights included the disappointing news that, […]

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The State of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in the Nordic Region

| April 24, 2014

This month: The State of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in the Nordic Region An Interview with Dr. Magnus Sundbom Bariatric Times. 2014;11(4):8–9. Introduction The state of obesity and bariatric surgery varies from country to country. In this series, authors from around the world will discuss obesity and bariatrics in their country, answering questions on the […]

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Sleeve Gastrotomy: A Paradigm Change

| April 24, 2014

This ongoing column is dedicated to sharing with readers the life and experiences of Dr. Edward Mason. Column Editor: Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN Ms. Martinez is the Program Director for Wittgrove Bariatric Center in La Jolla, California. This month: Sleeve Gastrotomy: A Paradigm Change Bariatric Times. 2014;11(4):10–11. Submit Your Questions for Dr. Mason To […]

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American Society of Bariatric Physicians® Offers Clinical Obesity Medicine Education and Networking During Recent Diagnosis to Treatment Conference

| April 24, 2014

This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Column Editors: Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona; and Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE […]

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From Weight Loss To Health: Changing the Conversation About Obesity Treatment A Prospective from our Industry Partners

| April 24, 2014

by Elliott J. Fegelman, MD, FACS  A native of Cincinnati, Dr. Elliott Fegelman trained as a general surgeon, and has nearly twenty years of surgical practice. His clinical interests focus on minimally invasive approaches to surgical disease, colon cancer, surgical treatment of obesity, and breast disease. He and his generation of surgeons came of age […]

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Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Unveils Unprecedented Agenda of Weight-Related Topics and Line-Up of World Renowned Experts for the 2014 Your Weight Matters National Convention

| April 24, 2014

April 2014 TAMPA, Florida— The OAC, the nation’s most powerful voice impacting individuals struggling with the disease of obesity and weight-related issues, released the complete educational program for its 3rd Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention taking place September 25 to 28 in Orlando, Florida. With more than 50 educational topics, the agenda aims to […]

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Throne Research Announces the Appointment of Jacqueline Jacques, ND as Director of Bariatric and Obesity Medicine

| April 24, 2014

April 2014 Head of new Thorne Metabolic Nutrition product line brings extensive expertise in product development and innovation in the area of surgical and non-surgical therapeutic weight loss. SANDPOINT, Idaho—Thorne Research, Inc., a leader in developing and manufacturing pure, high-quality nutritional supplements marketed through licensed health-care practitioners, today announced that Jacqueline Jacques, ND, FTOS, has […]

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Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Launches Affiliation With Cleveland Clinic’s Bariatric and Metabolic Institute

| April 24, 2014

April 2014 EDINBURG, Texas—Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR) announced an affiliation with Cleveland Clinic’s Bariatric and Metabolic Institute. This affiliation will give DHR access and ability to implement Cleveland Clinic’s best practices, patient and safety initiatives, clinical pathways and protocols here at home. “This exciting affiliation will provide us with new tools, cutting-edge technology and […]

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Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) And American College Of Endocrinology (ACE) Announce Groundbreaking Framework To Combat Obesity Epidemic

| April 24, 2014

April 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C.—When obesity thought leaders representing public and private stakeholders convened here this past weekend for The AACE/ACE Consensus Conference of Obesity: Building an Evidence Base for Comprehensive Action, it was the realization of a years-long quest by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) to […]

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The 19th World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

| April 24, 2014

This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Column Editors: Craig Primack, MD, FAAP, Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona, and Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program […]

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