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Overview of the Psychological and Behavioral Aspects of Bariatric Surgery

| February 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

by David B. Sarwer, PhD, and Rebecca J. Dilks, RD Dr. Sarwer and Ms. Dilks are from the Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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ASMBS News and Update—February 2011

ASMBS News and Update—February 2011

| February 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

ASMBS President testifies at the Institute of Medicine on behalf of the ASMBS, the Obesity Society, and the Obesity Action Coalition The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has been tasked by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to define the criteria and methods for establishing essential benefits and updating them in the state insurance exchanges. […]

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Implementing an Electronic Medical Records System into Practice

| February 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Terive Duperier, MD, FACS Dr. Duperier is a bariatric surgeon and co-founder of the Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas in San Antonio, Texas.

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Editorial Message—Research Shows that Starting Children with Breastfeeding Alone during the Early Months Prevents Obesity Later in Life

| January 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dear Readers: Happy New Year! I hope you all are having a good start to 2011. Our first issue of 2011 discusses several important subjects related to the pre- and postoperative care of bariatric patients. I congratulate Drs. Youdim and Mathur who contributed two excellent articles based on sessions presented at the “Comprehensive Approach to […]

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Preoperative Risk Reduction

| January 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Adrienne Youdim, MD Dr. Youdim is Medical Director, Comprehensive Weight Loss Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, California. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(1):8–9

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Insulin Resistance and the use of Metformin: Effects on Body Weight

Insulin Resistance and the use of Metformin: Effects on Body Weight

| January 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Ruchi Mathur, MD, FRCPC Dr. Mathur is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(1):10–12

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Bariatric Beriberi: Thiamin Deficiency in the Bariatric Patient

| January 21, 2011 | 2 Comments

This Month’s Contributor: Laura Frank, PhD, RD, CD, MPH Dr. Frank is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor for Washington State University in the Program of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. She is also director of clincial sites for the Coordinated Program of Dietetics. Dr. Frank is a clinical dietitian at Madigan Army Medical Center (MAMC) in […]

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Eleventh Annual Conference on Obesity: Practical Approaches and Guidelines to Treatment

Eleventh Annual Conference on Obesity: Practical Approaches and Guidelines to Treatment

| January 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Orlando, Florida, September 24–26, 2010 by Michel Murr, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Michel Murr is a professor of surgery at the University of South Florida and director of bariatric and metaboloic surgery at Tampa General Hospital. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(1):15

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Mid-term Perspective from the Man Wearing the Badge

| January 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

An interview with Bruce M. Wolfe, MD 2010–2011 President of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Bariatric Times. 2011;8(1):18–20

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Spotlight on the Obesity Treatment Center at Catholic Medical Center Manchester, New Hampshire

Spotlight on the Obesity Treatment Center at Catholic Medical Center Manchester, New Hampshire

| January 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Spotlight on the Obesity Treatment Center at Catholic Medical Center Manchester, New Hampshire by Alison Olsen, MS, PA-C Ms. Olsen is Physician Assistant, Catholic Medical Center, Obesity Treatment Center/NH Surgical Specialists, Manchester, New Hampshire. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(1)22–25

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