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The Connection Between Breast Cancer and Obesity

The Connection Between Breast Cancer and Obesity

| October 1, 2021

Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP, is the Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, As you all are aware, October is breast cancer awareness month, so I thought it was […]

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Recognizing and Addressing Physician Burnout

Recognizing and Addressing Physician Burnout

| October 1, 2021

by Adrian Dan, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Dan is Medical Director, Weight Management Institute at Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, and Associate Professor of Surgery at Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric […]

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New York State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

New York State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

| October 1, 2021

by Aurora Pryor, MD, MBA, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Pryor is with Stony Brook Medicine in Stony Brook, New York. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(10):12. The New York state (NYS) chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and […]

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Raising the Standard: Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2021 Annual Meeting Synopsis

Raising the Standard: Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2021 Annual Meeting Synopsis

| October 1, 2021

by David Pechman, MDMBA; Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Pechman is Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra, Northwell Health-South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore, New York. Dr. Petrick is Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Clinic; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, […]

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World Mental Health Day: Striking a Balance in Treatment

World Mental Health Day: Striking a Balance in Treatment

| October 1, 2021

by Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA Dr. Lazarus is the owner and physician at Clinical Nutrition Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado. He currently serves as president of the Board of the Obesity Medicine Association and represents OMA in the House of Delegates of the American Medical Association. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| October 1, 2021

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News and Notes from the September 2021 Issue of BT

News and Notes from the September 2021 Issue of BT

| September 1, 2021

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the September 2021 issue of Bariatric Times. We […]

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September 2021 Digital Edition

September 2021 Digital Edition

| September 1, 2021

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Weight Bias in a Weight Management Program?? You Bet!

Weight Bias in a Weight Management Program?? You Bet!

| September 1, 2021

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, I know I have discussed this topic before, but after hearing an excellent lecture on weight bias […]

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Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Removal with Roux-en-Y Anatomy for Band Erosion

Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Removal with Roux-en-Y Anatomy for Band Erosion

| September 1, 2021

by Carolyn G. Judge, USN, MC; Christopher G. Yheulon, MD, FACS; and Gordon Wisbach, MD, MBA, FACS, FASMBS Drs. Judge and Yheulon are with the Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Wisbach is with the Naval Medical Center San Diego in San Diego, California.  Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: […]

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