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Reconnecting in Oklahoma/Arkansas—State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

Reconnecting in Oklahoma/Arkansas—State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

| August 1, 2021

by Laura Fischer, MD, MS, FACS Dr. Fischer is with the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and is the president of the Oklahoma/Arkansas State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to […]

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ASMBS Foundation Awards 2021 Research Grants for Studies Related to COVID-19, Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

ASMBS Foundation Awards 2021 Research Grants for Studies Related to COVID-19, Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

| August 1, 2021

Newberry, FL—July 19, 2021—The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation announced it has awarded two research grants totaling $50,000 to study the effects of obesity on COVID-19 infections in adolescents and the increasing use of adult cannabis during and after the pandemic and its potential impact on weight loss outcomes following bariatric […]

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Raising the Standard: Preparing for Your Virtual Site Visit

Raising the Standard: Preparing for Your Virtual Site Visit

| August 1, 2021

by Kellie Armstrong, MSN, RN, CBN; Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Ms. Armstrong is Manager, Center for Bariatric Surgery at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Petrick is Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Clinic; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta […]

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Eliminating Bias: How to Approach Pediatric Obesity Treatment

Eliminating Bias: How to Approach Pediatric Obesity Treatment

| August 1, 2021

by Suzanne Cuda, MD, FOMA, FAAP Dr. Cuda is a Fellow of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA), has participated as an OMA committee member, and was the past Secretary/Treasurer for the Obesity Treatment Foundation. She is the primary author for the Pediatric Obesity Algorithm and the editor of the OMA Pediatric Self-Assessment program.  Funding: No […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| August 1, 2021

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