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Checklist #17: Re-operations for Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| February 19, 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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Why is insulin used to treat non-insulin dependent (type-2) diabetes?

| February 17, 2014

This ongoing column is dedicated to sharing with readers the life and experiences of Dr. Edward Mason. Both intestinal and gastric bypass resolve type 2 diabetes (T2D). These operations expose L cells in the distal bowel to glucose, stimulating secretion of glucagon peptide-1 (GLP-I), which decreases insulin resistance. I have provided references regarding my understanding […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—February 2014

| February 17, 2014

February 2014 by Joseph Nadglowski and Connie Stillwell Joseph Nadglowski, Executive Director of the ASMBS Foundation Connie Stillwell, Director of Programs of the ASMBS Foundation 2013 Wrap-up and Top Walks of the Year! We would like to thank all of the volunteers, local presenters, and sponsors of our 2013 Walk from Obesity events. 2013 marked […]

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The First Annual Gulf Obesity Surgery Society Meeting

| February 11, 2014

Kuwait City December 11 to 14, 2013 by Abdelrahman A. Nimeri, MBBCh, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Nimeri is Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute (BMI) Abu Dhabi, Chief, Division of General, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Surgeon Champion, ACS NSQIP. Associate Program Director, ACGME-I Accredited Surgery residency program. Fellowship Program Director, MIS & Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Program, Sheikh […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| February 9, 2014

Original Cartoons by Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina Click HERE to view original cartoons by Dr. Walter J. Pories

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India to Raise Taxes on Sweetened Beverages in an Attempt to Control Obesity and Diabetes

| January 22, 2014

Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Readers of Bariatric Times: Welcome to the January issue. First, we present an article titled, “Augmenting Weight Loss Using Technology” by Jennifer Arussi, MS, RD, from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. I read this review with great interest. Self-monitoring is not a new tool in bariatrics. Industry has offered […]

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13th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

| January 22, 2014

Coral Gables, Florida February 15 to 19, 2014 by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Michael A. Schultz Dr. Rosenthal is 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 […]

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Augmenting Weight Loss Using Technology

| January 22, 2014

by Jennifer Arussi, MS, RD Jennifer Arussi, MS, RD, is from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center/Center of Weight Loss, Los Angeles, California. This article contains a Reader Handout: View and download it HERE. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(1):9–11. ABSTRACT […]

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Checklist #16 Gastro-jejunal Anastomotic Ulcers After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| January 22, 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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Welcome to The Davis Clinic

| January 22, 2014

Houston, Texas by Jamie Carr, BSN, RN, CBN Jamie Carr is the Executive Director , The Davis Clinic, Houston, Texas. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(1):14–15. Welcome to the Davis Clinic The Davis Clinic is a multidisciplinary, state […]

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