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Welcome to the Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery at Kiran Hospital Surat, Gujarat, India

Welcome to the Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery at Kiran Hospital Surat, Gujarat, India

| December 1, 2018

by Chintan B. Patel, MS Surgery (Mumbai), DNB Surgery, FIAGES, FMAS, FBMS (Bariatric); and Dharmesh S. Dhanani, MS Surgery, FNB Minimal Access Surgery, FALS, FMAS, Fellow (GI Oncosurgery) Drs. Patel and Dhanani are from the Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery at Kiran Hospital, Multi Super Speciality Hospital & Research Center, in Surat, Gujarat, […]

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Obesity Medicine Association Takes “Science of Hope” Message to Capitol Hill

Obesity Medicine Association Takes “Science of Hope” Message to Capitol Hill

| December 1, 2018

by Claudia Randall Executive Director of the Obesity Medicine Association, Denver, Colorado. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author is the executive director of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(12):14. Can the medical profession overcome obesity? That proposition was the central theme of the Obesity Medicine Association’s (OMA) recent Overcoming […]

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Risk Management: Licensing Board Complaints—What You Need to Know

Risk Management: Licensing Board Complaints—What You Need to Know

| December 1, 2018

by Ann McNary, JD Ms. McNary is Senior Risk Manager at PRMS, Inc. in Arlington, Virginia. Reprinted with permission from Innov Clin Neurosci. 2018;15(7–8):35–37. © Copyright Matrix Medical Communications, 2018. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. This ongoing […]

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ASMBS Foundation’s Walk from Obesity

ASMBS Foundation’s Walk from Obesity

| December 1, 2018

As another year comes to an end, we’d like to take a moment to look back and reflect on our accomplishments. 2018 was a year of growth and change for the American Society for Metabolic and Metabolic Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation. We held 22 outstanding Walk from Obesity events and celebrated the 15th anniversary of this […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| December 1, 2018

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Bariatric Times Celebrates its 15th Year in Publication with a New Look to Facilitate Inclusion of More Content Covering the Topics You Care About

Bariatric Times Celebrates its 15th Year in Publication with a New Look to Facilitate Inclusion of More Content Covering the Topics You Care About

| November 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. Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the […]

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Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity—Nursing Accredited

Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity—Nursing Accredited

| November 1, 2018

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions: Visit https://tinyurl.com/BTCE-ProteinNursing to access the post-test Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by November 1, 2019. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit for the […]

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Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity—Dietitian Accredited

Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity—Dietitian Accredited

| November 1, 2018

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for dietitians. Earn 1.0 CPEU. Course Instructions: Visit https://tinyurl.com/BTCE-ProteinDietitians to access the post-test Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by November 1, 2021. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit for the activity […]

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The Fifth Annual National Obesity Collaborative Care Summit

The Fifth Annual National Obesity Collaborative Care Summit

| November 1, 2018

by Marina Kurian, MD, FASMBS Dr. Kurian is from New York University Langone Health, Department of Surgery, New York, New York. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(11):10–11. The National Obesity Collaborative Care Summit is an […]

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Raising the Standard: ProvenCare® Bariatric: The Influence of Team-based Care on the Value Equation in Healthcare

Raising the Standard: ProvenCare® Bariatric: The Influence of Team-based Care on the Value Equation in Healthcare

| November 1, 2018

by Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS This column is dedicated to highlighting a broad range of quality issues in bariatric surgery. Dr. Petrick is Quality Director, Geisinger Surgical Institute; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is Associate Chair, Chief of General […]

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