Tag: Dr. Christopher Still

Addressing Childhood Obesity through Prevention and Treatment Strategies Remains an Important Piece in Improving the Current Obesity Epidemic

Addressing Childhood Obesity through Prevention and Treatment Strategies Remains an Important Piece in Improving the Current Obesity Epidemic

| September 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, September is National Childhood Awareness Obesity Month, and although many of us do not treat children […]

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Preference, Time Commitment Important in Helping Your Patients Choose and Stick to Their Exercise Routine

Preference, Time Commitment Important in Helping Your Patients Choose and Stick to Their Exercise Routine

| August 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, There are two recurring themes in my messages that often apply to various topics surrounding our […]

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The Endocrine Society’s Scientific Statement Calling for More Research into Underlying Mechanisms of Weight Maintenance is Telling of the Chronic and Relapsing Nature of Obesity

The Endocrine Society’s Scientific Statement Calling for More Research into Underlying Mechanisms of Weight Maintenance is Telling of the Chronic and Relapsing Nature of Obesity

| July 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, The Endocrine Society recently issued a scientific statement calling for more research aimed at understanding the […]

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Healthy Energy Doesn’t Come from a Can: Energy Drink Market Continues to Boom Despite Evidence of Health Consequences

Healthy Energy Doesn’t Come from a Can: Energy Drink Market Continues to Boom Despite Evidence of Health Consequences

| June 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, Most of us need some way to get going in the morning or to stay awake […]

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Obesity and Diabetes Take Top Spots in Study on Preventable Life-years Lost in the United States Population

Obesity and Diabetes Take Top Spots in Study on Preventable Life-years Lost in the United States Population

| May 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, We now have another alarming fact about the disease of obesity—according to recent research; it is […]

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Using the Big Picture of Patient Health to Diagnose Obesity

Using the Big Picture of Patient Health to Diagnose Obesity

| April 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 a recent article published in Obesity,[1] authors Drs. Arya M. Sharma and Denise L. Campbell-Scherer […]

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Another Important Contributor to Obesity in the United States:  Drug-Induced Weight Gain/Weight Loss Hindrance

Another Important Contributor to Obesity in the United States: Drug-Induced Weight Gain/Weight Loss Hindrance

| March 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, We now know that obesity is a complex disease with many identified contributing factors, including genes, […]

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Research Shows a Lack of Obesity and Nutrition Education in United States Medical Schools: Barriers and Opportunities to Further Engage the Next Generation of Caregivers

Research Shows a Lack of Obesity and Nutrition Education in United States Medical Schools: Barriers and Opportunities to Further Engage the Next Generation of Caregivers

| February 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 past editorials I have talked about the importance of educating and engaging our referring physician […]

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Less Added Sugar, Health Outcome Measurements, More Utilization of Metabolic Surgery, and Diabetes Prevention Programs among Expectations for the Year Ahead

Less Added Sugar, Health Outcome Measurements, More Utilization of Metabolic Surgery, and Diabetes Prevention Programs among Expectations for the Year Ahead

| January 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, First, I’d like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! 2016 was a wonderful year for […]

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ASMBS/NORC Survey Reveals Opportunities in Reaching the Public/Other Physicians about Obesity and its Current Treatment Modalities

ASMBS/NORC Survey Reveals Opportunities in Reaching the Public/Other Physicians about Obesity and its Current Treatment Modalities

| December 1, 2016

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 ObesityWeek 2016, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and NORC, an independent research organization at the University of […]

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