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Addressing Burnout during Your Patient’s Weight Loss Journey Requires a Passion for Obesity Treatment through Great Losses and Regains

Addressing Burnout during Your Patient’s Weight Loss Journey Requires a Passion for Obesity Treatment through Great Losses and Regains

| January 1, 2019

By Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Friends and Readers, Lately, we have seen a lot of coverage on burnout syndrome among healthcare professionals and […]

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Long QT Syndrome and Risk for Hypoglycemia in a Postbariatric Surgery Patient

Long QT Syndrome and Risk for Hypoglycemia in a Postbariatric Surgery Patient

| January 1, 2019

by Roselyn Cristelle Mateo, MD, MS, and Mary Elizabeth Patti, MD Dr. Mateo is with the Division of Endocrinology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Joslin Diabetes Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Patti is with the Division of Endocrinology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Joslin Diabetes Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Funding: Dr. […]

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Impact of a Hub-and-spokes Healthcare Model for Obesity Treatment Improving Patient Care through Affordability in the Veneto Region, Italy

Impact of a Hub-and-spokes Healthcare Model for Obesity Treatment Improving Patient Care through Affordability in the Veneto Region, Italy

| January 1, 2019

by Mirto Foletto, MD; Luca Busetto, MD; Roberto Vettor, MD; Claudio Pilerci, MD; and Domenico Mantoan, MD Drs. Foletto, Busetto, and Vettor are from the Department of Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy. Drs. Pilerci and Mantoan are from Health and Social Services of the Veneto Region in Venice, Italy. FUNDING: No funding was provided […]

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Raising the Standard: ASMBS Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek 2018 Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Raising the Standard: ASMBS Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek 2018 Getting to the Heart of the Matter

| January 1, 2019

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Gadaleta is Associate Chair, Chief of General Surgery, MBS Director, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health, Manhasset, New York. Dr. Petrick is Quality Director, Geisinger Surgical Institute; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania. Bariatric Times. 2019;16(1):8–9. […]

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The Ohio & Kentucky ASMBS State Chapter: Building on Past History and Recent Success

The Ohio & Kentucky ASMBS State Chapter: Building on Past History and Recent Success

| January 1, 2019

by Adrian G. Dan, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Christopher Daigle, MD, FRCSC, FACS Dr. Dan is Director of the Bariatric Care Center at Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, and Associate Professor of Surgery at Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio. Dr. Daigle is a bariatric surgeon at Akron General Bariatric Center in Akron, […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| January 1, 2019

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Political Action is Essential to Educate Legislators about Issues Surrounding Patient Access to, and Coverage of, Bariatric Surgery

Political Action is Essential to Educate Legislators about Issues Surrounding Patient Access to, and Coverage of, Bariatric Surgery

| December 1, 2018

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Stanford University in Stanford, California; and Past President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to another issue of Bariatric Times. This month, we feature […]

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2018 Year in Review: This Year’s Accomplishments in Obesity Treatment Pave Way for Opportunities in 2019

2018 Year in Review: This Year’s Accomplishments in Obesity Treatment Pave Way for Opportunities in 2019

| December 1, 2018

Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Friends and Readers, As we conclude 2018 and look toward 2019, I would like to reflect on the year […]

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Socioeconomic Factors Impacting Obesity Care: Identifying and Addressing Challenges in Clinical Practice

Socioeconomic Factors Impacting Obesity Care: Identifying and Addressing Challenges in Clinical Practice

| December 1, 2018

by Katie Chapmon, MS, RD Kaiser Permanente, West Los Angeles Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Abstract: Individual health behaviors, clinical care, and physical environment are all influenced by social and economic factors. […]

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Raising the Standard: The Joy and Privilege of a Surgical Career: An Overview of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2018

Raising the Standard: The Joy and Privilege of a Surgical Career: An Overview of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2018

| December 1, 2018

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS  This column is dedicated to highlighting a broad range of quality issues in bariatric surgery. Dr. Gadaleta is Associate Chair, Chief of General Surgery, MBS Director, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health, Manhasset, New York. Dr. Petrick is Quality Director, Geisinger Surgical […]

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