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Bariatric Center Spotlight: Fairfield County Bariatrics, Southern Connecticut

Bariatric Center Spotlight: Fairfield County Bariatrics, Southern Connecticut

| February 1, 2018

by Abe Fridman, DO, FACS, FASMBS Dr Abe Fridman is a partner at Fairfield County Bariatrics and is the Director of Bariatric Surgery at Griffin Hospital in Derby, CT. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Welcome to Fairfield County Bariatrics Fairfield […]

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Response to ACOEM Guideline Statement on Obesity in Workplace

Response to ACOEM Guideline Statement on Obesity in Workplace

| February 1, 2018

by Shanu N. Kothari, MD, FACS, FASMBS Director of Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery, Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin Bariatric Times. 2018;15(2)24 Several years ago, our former CEO hired a senior vice president from a very successful manufacturing business that had nothing to do with healthcare to help run our health system. When challenged […]

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We All Must Confront Obesity, Raise Awareness and Treat Obesity Seriously

We All Must Confront Obesity, Raise Awareness and Treat Obesity Seriously

| January 1, 2018

A Message from Dr. John M. Morton John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, and Past President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dear Bariatric Times Reader, I want to thank Bariatric Times and my predecessor […]

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A Happy and Healthy 2018: Helping Your Patients Set Realistic Resolutions for the New Year

A Happy and Healthy 2018: Helping Your Patients Set Realistic Resolutions for the New Year

| January 1, 2018

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, FTOS, 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 Colleagues, First, I’d like to wish everyone a happy 2018! With the beginning of a […]

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Walk from Obesity 2017—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Walk from Obesity 2017—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

| January 1, 2018

Bariatric Times. 2018;15(1):13. The University of Pennsylvania Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program held its first ever Walk for Obesity and Fitness Fun Run event Oct. 8, 2017, at Penn Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to raise awareness for people affected by obesity. The event was done in conjunction with the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric […]

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A Single-center Retrospective Analysis of Intravenous Acetaminophen in Bariatric Surgery Patients

A Single-center Retrospective Analysis of Intravenous Acetaminophen in Bariatric Surgery Patients

| January 1, 2018

by Kevin Cowart, PharmD, MPH, BCACP, Kathryn Crosby, PharmD, BCPS; Aranjeet Sidhu, PharmD; and Julie Thompson, PhD Dr. Cowart is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy in Fort Lauderdale Florida. Dr. Crosby is a Clinical Pharmacist in the Department of Pharmacy at Duke Regional Hospital […]

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Readers’ Choice: The Most Viewed Articles of 2017

Readers’ Choice: The Most Viewed Articles of 2017

| January 1, 2018

These 10 articles were accessed most often on www.bariatrictimes.com in 2017. Click each title to read the article. Improving Adherence to Micronutrient Supplementation in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient Population—NURSING ACCREDITED Integrated Health Continuing Education by Cassie I. Story, RDN Issue: February 2017 RD 911: Nutrition-related Complications after Bariatric Surgery Nutritional Considerations in the […]

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The Medical Student Notebook: Monogenic Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

The Medical Student Notebook: Monogenic Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

| January 1, 2018

by Ann L. Robbins, PhD Ann L. Robbins, PhD, is a Medical Student, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Obesity and its concomitant morbidities have increased in prevalence over recent decades. Investigation into the […]

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Bariatric Center Spotlight: Welcome to Bay Bariatrics in Coos Bay, Oregon

Bariatric Center Spotlight: Welcome to Bay Bariatrics in Coos Bay, Oregon

| January 1, 2018

by Robin Stephenson, RN Robin Stephenson, RN, is the Bariatric Treatment Coordinator for Bay Bariatrics. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2017;15(1):24–25. Welcome to Bay Bariatrics Bay Bariatrics began 18 years ago as a joint venture between Bay Area […]

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Walter Pories’ Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’ Cartoon Corner

| January 1, 2018

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