Tag: Editorial Message

2018 Year in Review: This Year’s Accomplishments in Obesity Treatment Pave Way for Opportunities in 2019

2018 Year in Review: This Year’s Accomplishments in Obesity Treatment Pave Way for Opportunities in 2019

| December 1, 2018

Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Friends and Readers, As we conclude 2018 and look toward 2019, I would like to reflect on the year […]

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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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Introducing a New Column—Risk Management

Introducing a New Column—Risk Management

| October 1, 2018

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, and Past President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the October issue of Bariatric Times. This month we are pleased to introduce a […]

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Educating Patents on Making Healthy, Quality Choices When Eating Out is the Low-hanging Fruit of Lifestyle Modification

Educating Patents on Making Healthy, Quality Choices When Eating Out is the Low-hanging Fruit of Lifestyle Modification

| October 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, Lifestyle modification is fundamental to any weight loss program. We discuss wLifestyle modification is fundamental to any weight loss program. We discuss […]

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Obesity and Diabetes: Two Inextricably Linked Diseases that Improve with Metabolic Surgery

Obesity and Diabetes: Two Inextricably Linked Diseases that Improve with Metabolic Surgery

| September 1, 2018

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, and Past President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the September 2018 issue of Bariatric Times. We are please to offer two features […]

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Intermittent Fasting and the Ketogenic Diet

Intermittent Fasting and the Ketogenic Diet

| September 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, Though we have multiple safe and effective surgical and non-surgical options for treating obesity and its comorbid conditions, no one therapy acts […]

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The 14th Annual Buyers Guide, Quality in Surgery, and More

The 14th Annual Buyers Guide, Quality in Surgery, and More

| August 1, 2018

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, and Past President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the August 2018 issue of Bariatric Times which also contains the 14th Annual Bariatric […]

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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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Introducing a New Column—“Raising the Standard”

Introducing a New Column—“Raising the Standard”

| July 1, 2018

Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the July issue of Bariatric Times. This month we are pleased to introduce a new column called “Raising the Standard,” created for the purpose of highlighting a broad range of quality issues in bariatric surgery. Under the direction of Drs. Anthony Petrick and Dominick Gadaleta, “Raising the Standard” will […]

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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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