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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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Management Overview of Pregnancy Complicated by Maternal Obesity

| March 26, 2014

by Jarin Leavitt, MD, and Jordan H. Perlow, MD Dr. Jarin Leavitt is from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Jordan H. Perlow is Director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, and Partner, Phoenix Perinatal […]

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The Medical Student Notebook—New Column!

| March 26, 2014

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Lesson #1 explores topics in gastrointestinal physiology and discusses the implications of gastric bypass surgery for each subject. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel […]

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Checklist #18: Postoperative Bleeding

| March 26, 2014

by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and  Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS 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 […]

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News from the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

| March 26, 2014

Bariatric Times. 2014;11(3):26–27. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. The mission of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) is to improve quality patient care through education, research, innovation and leadership, principally in gastrointestinal and endoscopic surgery. SAGES is […]

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The Role of the Obesity Medicine Physician

| March 26, 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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Spotlight on The National Association of Bariatric Nurses

| March 26, 2014

by Laurie D. McGinley, DNP, MSN, APRN, CNS-BC, CBN Ms. McGinley is Program Coordinator, Western Bariatric Institute, Reno, Nevada. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(3):30–31. Welcome to the National Association of Bariatric Nurses The National Association of Bariatric […]

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Middle East Surgeons Share Their Experiences in Treating Obesity

| February 20, 2014

Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Readers of Bariatric Times: I just returned from Kuwait where I attended an excellent conference on bariatric surgery with Drs. Scott Shikora, Alfons Pomp, Mitch Roslin, and many other prestigious regional bariatric surgeons. I was pleasantly surprised to learn the Middle East countries have made much progress in understanding of the […]

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