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Bariatric Surgery and Low Back Pain

Bariatric Surgery and Low Back Pain

| November 1, 2015

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, FACS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Bariatric Surgery and Low Back Pain by Victor D. Babatunde […]

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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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Body Contouring Procedures Could Contribute to the Long-term Success of Bariatric Patients in Maintaining Weight Loss

| July 10, 2014

Dear Bariatric Times Editor: As the number of bariatric procedures being performed has increased, so has the number of patients presenting for body contouring procedures after significant weight loss. Despite the desire of many post-bariatric patients to undergo these procedures, only 21 percent of patients actually undergo them.[1] Several barriers contribute to this low number, […]

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From Weight Loss To Health: Changing the Conversation About Obesity Treatment A Prospective from our Industry Partners

| April 24, 2014

by Elliott J. Fegelman, MD, FACS  A native of Cincinnati, Dr. Elliott Fegelman trained as a general surgeon, and has nearly twenty years of surgical practice. His clinical interests focus on minimally invasive approaches to surgical disease, colon cancer, surgical treatment of obesity, and breast disease. He and his generation of surgeons came of age […]

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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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Overweight but Undernourished: Refeeding Syndrome after Bariatric Surgery

Overweight but Undernourished: Refeeding Syndrome after Bariatric Surgery

| March 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

by Lucy Jones, BSC, Hons, RD Ms. Jones is Specialist Bariatric Dietitian, Clinical Nutrition Department at The Whittington Hospital, London, United Kingdom. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(3):18–21

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