Tag: Dr. Christopher Still

Obesity Medicine Fellowship Development Program Latest among Growing Educational and Training Offerings

Obesity Medicine Fellowship Development Program Latest among Growing Educational and Training Offerings

| August 1, 2018

Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, During the past 10 years, just five fellowship programs in obesity medicine have been established in the United States (Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts […]

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New Technology on the Horizon—“Bariatric Surgery in a Pill”

New Technology on the Horizon—“Bariatric Surgery in a Pill”

| July 1, 2018

Dear Colleagues, Early last month, I came across an interesting headline—”Surgery in a Pill” Developed to Mimic Benefits of Bariatric Surgery on Type 2 Diabetes.1 In this article, researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), Harvard Medical School, reported on the development of a new material that effectively mimics the effects of the Roux-en-Y gastric […]

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Weight Bias in a Weight Management Program? You Bet

Weight Bias in a Weight Management Program? You Bet

| June 1, 2018

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, I recently heard an excellent lecture on weight bias by Dr. Scott Kahan.  He presented to a […]

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Where Can You Find “Me”?

Where Can You Find “Me”?

| May 1, 2018

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, After my editorial message in the March issue of Bariatric Times on the role of the […]

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YWM2018: A Place for Your Patients and You

YWM2018: A Place for Your Patients and You

| April 1, 2018

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, For individuals struggling with obesity, finding quality education about weight and health can feel like an impossible […]

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So What is an Obesity Medicine Specialist Anyway?

So What is an Obesity Medicine Specialist Anyway?

| March 1, 2018

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, I am frequently asked by patients and physician colleagues, “What exactly is an Obesity Medicine Specialist (OMS) […]

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More than a Word­—Putting Patients First

More than a Word­—Putting Patients First

| February 1, 2018

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. This editorial message was co-written by James Zervios, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at the Obesity Action Coalition. […]

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Reflecting on Accomplishments in the Understanding and Treatment of Obesity in 2017

Reflecting on Accomplishments in the Understanding and Treatment of Obesity in 2017

| December 1, 2017

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, As we conclude 2017 and look toward 2018, I would like to reflect on the year […]

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It’s Time to Change the Way We Care— Take 5 and Join Us for National Obesity Care Week 2017!

It’s Time to Change the Way We Care— Take 5 and Join Us for National Obesity Care Week 2017!

| November 1, 2017

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania.   This editorial message was co-written by Jamie Zervios, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at the Obesity […]

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The Gut Microbiome in Obesity: A New Frontier in Therapeutic Targets

The Gut Microbiome in Obesity: A New Frontier in Therapeutic Targets

| October 1, 2017

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania.   Dear Readers, In this issue of Bariatric Times, we feature a fantastic article and CEU-accredited activity in […]

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