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The American Society of Bariatric Physicians: Obesity Medicine 2015 Offers 30 CME Hours of All-new Content

| March 1, 2015

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 Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program […]

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Interesting Cases Encountered During Fellowship

| March 1, 2015

This column aims to educate individuals and organizations about the importance of the work that the Foundation for Surgical Fellowships is doing to ensure the funding that leads to the innovative training for surgeons to apply the principles of advanced surgical techniques in patient care. This month: by Matthew O. Hubbard, MD, MS, and Caitlin […]

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News and Trends—March 2015

| March 1, 2015

Published Outcomes Announced From Study on Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Safety Columbus, Ohio—Cardiovascular risks of severe pediatric obesity, assessed among adolescents participating in the “Teen Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery” (Teen-LABS) study, were recently published in JAMA Pediatrics. Teen-LABS is a multi-center clinical study funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases […]

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Journal Watch—March 2015

| March 1, 2015

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research Bariatric surgery can lead to net cost savings to health care systems: results from a comprehensive european decision analytic model. Borisenko O, Adam D, Funch-Jensen P, Ahmed AR, Zhang R, Colpan Z, Hedenbro J. Obes Surg. 2015 Feb 2. [Epub ahead of print] […]

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Welcome to a Boutique Bariatric Facility

| March 1, 2015

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. The Bariatric Center of Kansas City & Shawnee Mission Health Lenexa, Kansas by Christine Bovos, BSN, RN, CBN Christine Bovos, BSN, RN, CBN, is Bariatric Program Coordinator Shawnee Mission Health– […]

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Reducing Readmissions after Bariatric Surgery: An Important Focus for the Bariatric Community

Reducing Readmissions after Bariatric Surgery: An Important Focus for the Bariatric Community

| February 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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Why I Love What I Do:  The Turn of Events that Led Me to Obesity Medicine

Why I Love What I Do: The Turn of Events that Led Me to Obesity Medicine

| February 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, This month, […]

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Parallel Evolution: One Surgeon and One Society

Parallel Evolution: One Surgeon and One Society

| February 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: The ASMBS Presidency Entrance Interview of Dr. John Morton John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS Chief of the Section of Bariatric and […]

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Noninsulinoma Pancreatogenous Hyperinsulinemic  Hypoglycemia in Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Patients

Noninsulinoma Pancreatogenous Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia in Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Patients

| February 1, 2015

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. This month: Noninsulinoma Pancreatogenous Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia in Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Patients by Shawn Tsuda, MD, FACS Dr. Tsuda is from University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada. Bariatric Times. 2015;12(2):10–13. Abstract Several cases of […]

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Checklist #29: Reducing Readmission after Bariatric Surgery

Checklist #29: Reducing Readmission after Bariatric Surgery

| February 1, 2015

Column Editor Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; Director, General Surgery Residency Program and Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida Column Co-editors Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS Associate Director of […]

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