Tag: weight loss

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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Talking to Patients about Expectations for Outcome after Bariatric Surgery

Talking to Patients about Expectations for Outcome after Bariatric Surgery

| July 1, 2016

Talking to Patients about Expectations for Outcome after Bariatric Surgery: Weight Loss, Quality of Life, Body Image, and Relationships by Gretchen E. Ames, PhD, ABPP; Matthew M. Clark, PhD, ABPP; Karen B. Grothe, PhD, ABPP; Maria L. Collazo-Clavell, MD; Enrique F. Elli, MD Gretchen E. Ames, PhD, ABPP, is from the Department of Psychiatry and […]

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Saxenda as a Treatment Option for Chronic Weight Management—A Review

Saxenda as a Treatment Option for Chronic Weight Management—A Review

| June 1, 2016

This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program for Childhood […]

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Obesity and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Obesity and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

| May 1, 2016

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Obesity and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) by Ofer Fass, BS, BHS […]

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Meralgia Paresthetica in Patients with Obesity

Meralgia Paresthetica in Patients with Obesity

| April 1, 2016

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Meralgia Paresthetica in Patients with Obesity by David J. Lee Medical […]

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Is There Room for Functional Foods and Phyto Supplements in the Bariatric Patient Population?

Is There Room for Functional Foods and Phyto Supplements in the Bariatric Patient Population?

| September 1, 2015

by Silvia Leite Faria, MSc, RD, PhD; Orlando Pereira Faria, MD; Fernanda Prates, and Larissa Berber Silvia Leite Faria, MSc, RD, PhD, Orlando Pereira Faria, MD, Fernanda Prates, and Larissa Berber are from Gastrocirurgia de Brasília, Brazil. Dr. S. Faria is also a researcher at the University of Brasilia, Nutrition Department, Brazil. Bariatric Times. 2015;12(9):13–16. […]

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Volumetry: A New Dimension in Contouring the Massive Weight Loss Patient

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Michele A. Shermak, MD, FACS Dr. Shermak is Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(8):10–11

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Physical Activity for Health and Weight Loss: How Much is Enough?

| February 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

by Alexis M. Peraino, MD Financial Disclosure: Dr. Peraino reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Dr. Peraino is a physician at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in the Department of Medicine and Center for Weight Loss and Assistant Clinical Professor Step I, David Geffen School of Medicine University of California, […]

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Weight Loss before Weight Loss Surgery: What Do We Know About Dropping Those Preoperative Pounds?

Weight Loss before Weight Loss Surgery: What Do We Know About Dropping Those Preoperative Pounds?

| July 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Liz Goldenberg, MPH, RD, CDN Ms. Goldenberg is from New-York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell College of Medicine of Cornell University, Department of Surgery, New York, New York. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(7):18–20

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The Battle for Access to Care for Treatment of Obesity

The Battle for Access to Care for Treatment of Obesity

| April 6, 2010 | 1 Comment

by Robin Blackstone, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Blackstone is the Medical Director at Scottsdale Healthcare Bariatric Center in Scottsdale, Arizona, and is Co-Chair of Access to Care Committee and Secretary/Treasurer for the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(4):11–15

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