Tag: obesity

4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Focuses on Barriers to Utilization of Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery and Hosts the First-Ever Joint Consensus Conference on Obesity & Diabetes Stigma

4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Focuses on Barriers to Utilization of Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery and Hosts the First-Ever Joint Consensus Conference on Obesity & Diabetes Stigma

| April 4, 2019

For Immediate Release – April 4, 2019 Contact: Rachel Zeevy; Kenes Group rzeevy@kenes.com Tel: +972-52-5884470 4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Focuses on Barriers to Utilization of Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery and Hosts the First-Ever Joint Consensus Conference on Obesity & Diabetes Stigma 45 Leading Global Societies and 90 World-Renowned Experts to Gather […]

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Weight Bias Among Healthcare Providers: We have Met the Enemy and it is Us (Nursing Accredited)

Weight Bias Among Healthcare Providers: We have Met the Enemy and it is Us (Nursing Accredited)

| March 1, 2019

by Paul Davidson, PhD, and Pamela R. Davis, RN, BSN, CBN, MBA Dr. Davidson is from Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, in Boston, Massachusetts, and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Ms. Davis is with Pam Davis Consulting in San Antonio, Texas. Ms. Davis is with Pam Davis Consulting in […]

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Iron Nutrition and Metabolic Surgery: The Next Quality Improvement Challenge

Iron Nutrition and Metabolic Surgery: The Next Quality Improvement Challenge

| March 1, 2019

by Peter N. Benotti, MD; G. Craig Wood, MS; and Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Drs. Benotti, Wood, and Still are with the Geisinger Obesity Institute, Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. […]

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Aspiration Therapy—An Emerging Endoscopic Device for Treatment of Obesity

Aspiration Therapy—An Emerging Endoscopic Device for Treatment of Obesity

| February 1, 2019

by Dilhana Badurdeen, MD; Margo Dunlap, RN; Michael Schweitzer, MD; and Vivek Kumbhari, MD Drs. Badurdeen, Dunlap, and Kumbhari are with the Division of Gastroenterology and Dr. Schweitzer is with the Division of Surgery—all with Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, Maryland. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Dr. Khumbari is a consultant for Medtronic (Minneapolis, […]

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Bariatric Surgery and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Bariatric Surgery and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

| February 1, 2019

by Joseph R. Giacolone, BS; Isabella Guajardo, BA; Samuel Torres Landa, MD; Octavia Picket Blakely, MD, MHS; Noel N. Williams, MD; and Kristoffel R. Dumon, MD Mr. Giacolone and Ms. Guajardo are with Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Landa is from Oregon Health & Science in Portland, Oregon. Drs. Picket Blakely, […]

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Long QT Syndrome and Risk for Hypoglycemia in a Postbariatric Surgery Patient

Long QT Syndrome and Risk for Hypoglycemia in a Postbariatric Surgery Patient

| January 1, 2019

by Roselyn Cristelle Mateo, MD, MS, and Mary Elizabeth Patti, MD Dr. Mateo is with the Division of Endocrinology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Joslin Diabetes Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Patti is with the Division of Endocrinology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Joslin Diabetes Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Funding: Dr. […]

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Impact of a Hub-and-spokes Healthcare Model for Obesity Treatment Improving Patient Care through Affordability in the Veneto Region, Italy

Impact of a Hub-and-spokes Healthcare Model for Obesity Treatment Improving Patient Care through Affordability in the Veneto Region, Italy

| January 1, 2019

by Mirto Foletto, MD; Luca Busetto, MD; Roberto Vettor, MD; Claudio Pilerci, MD; and Domenico Mantoan, MD Drs. Foletto, Busetto, and Vettor are from the Department of Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy. Drs. Pilerci and Mantoan are from Health and Social Services of the Veneto Region in Venice, Italy. FUNDING: No funding was provided […]

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Socioeconomic Factors Impacting Obesity Care: Identifying and Addressing Challenges in Clinical Practice

Socioeconomic Factors Impacting Obesity Care: Identifying and Addressing Challenges in Clinical Practice

| December 1, 2018

by Katie Chapmon, MS, RD Kaiser Permanente, West Los Angeles Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Abstract: Individual health behaviors, clinical care, and physical environment are all influenced by social and economic factors. […]

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Raising the Standard: The Joy and Privilege of a Surgical Career: An Overview of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2018

Raising the Standard: The Joy and Privilege of a Surgical Career: An Overview of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2018

| December 1, 2018

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS  This column is dedicated to highlighting a broad range of quality issues in bariatric surgery. Dr. Gadaleta is Associate Chair, Chief of General Surgery, MBS Director, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health, Manhasset, New York. Dr. Petrick is Quality Director, Geisinger Surgical […]

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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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