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August 2022 Digital Edition

August 2022 Digital Edition

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Always Improving

Always Improving

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Richard M. Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, is the Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Professor of Surgery, UT Health San Antonio; Chief, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas. Dear Colleagues, I had the pleasure of attending the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Quality and Safety Conference in Chicago just a […]

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Nonresponders—What’s a Doc to Do?

Nonresponders—What’s a Doc to Do?

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Jennifer C. Seger, MD, FOMA, is the Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine; Medical Director, Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas, San Antonio, Texas. Dear Readers, To date, bariatric surgery is the most proven approach to achieving effective, meaningful weight loss. While I do believe the research lags in terms of […]

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Managing Substance Use Issues Before and After Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Managing Substance Use Issues Before and After Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

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by Stephanie Sogg, PhD Dr. Sogg is with the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center and Harvard University Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(8):8–11. Abstract Little formal guidance exists to guide metabolic and bariatric […]

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Perforated Marginal Ulcer Secondary to Marijuana Smoking

Perforated Marginal Ulcer Secondary to Marijuana Smoking

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by Ari Sapin, MD; Anirudha Goparaju, MD; Jun Levine, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Venkata Kella, MD; Patricia Cherasard, PhD, MBA, PA-C; and Collin Brathwaite, MD, MS, FACS All authors are with the Department of Surgery, NYU Langone–Long Island in Mineola, New York. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts […]

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Raising the Standard: ASMBS Annual Meeting 2022 Recap

Raising the Standard: ASMBS Annual Meeting 2022 Recap

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by Anthony T. Petrick , MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Petrick is the Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Clinic; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is the Chair, Department of Surgery, South Shore University Hospital; Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, North Shore and […]

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Managing Weight Loss for Older Adults: Key Considerations and Challenges

Managing Weight Loss for Older Adults: Key Considerations and Challenges

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by John Batsis, MD, FACP, FTOS, AGSF, FGSA Dr. Batsis is an Associate Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, with a joint appointment in the Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Funding: No funding was provided. […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

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July 2022 Digital Edition

July 2022 Digital Edition

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Perspectives on the ASMBS Annual Meeting

Perspectives on the ASMBS Annual Meeting

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Richard M. Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, is the Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Professor of Surgery, UT Health San Antonio; Chief, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery UT Health San Antonio; Director, Christus Weight Loss Institute – Westover Hills, San Antonio, Texas. Dear Colleagues, This editorial comes after our first in-person annual meeting of the American […]

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