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News and Notes from the July 2021 Issue of BT

News and Notes from the July 2021 Issue of BT

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM 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 July 2021 issue of Bariatric Times. As […]

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How to Evaluate Post-pandemic Weight Regain

How to Evaluate Post-pandemic Weight Regain

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

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, With the pandemic hopefully in our rearview mirror, we are left with most patients emerging with varying […]

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Access to Bariatric Surgery—Knocking Down Barriers ONE DAY AT A TIME!

Access to Bariatric Surgery—Knocking Down Barriers ONE DAY AT A TIME!

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

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

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

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

by David Podkameni, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Podkameni is the President of the Arizona 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 the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(7):12. The Arizona state chapter of the […]

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Raising the Standard: Conflict of Interest II: Where Do We Go Next?

Raising the Standard: Conflict of Interest II: Where Do We Go Next?

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

by Tara McGraw, DO; Anthony Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. McGraw is a PGY5 Surgical Resident at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Dr. Petrick is Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Clinic; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair, Department […]

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The Latest Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Developments You Should Know About

The Latest Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Developments You Should Know About

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM Dr. Primack is President of the Obesity Medicine Association and co-founder of Scottsdale Weight Loss Center in Scottsdale, Arizona. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(7):21 As the Obesity Medicine […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

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Getting Back to Work

Getting Back to Work

| June 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM 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, As we watch COVID-19 cases plummet and vaccinations surge, I […]

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Semaglutide 2.4mg—One Giant STEP for Obesity Treatment??

Semaglutide 2.4mg—One Giant STEP for Obesity Treatment??

| June 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

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, This is a very exciting time for clinicians treating obesity. Expected soon is the United States Food […]

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Medical Student Notebook: Preoperative Anesthetic Considerations in Patients with Obesity Undergoing Surgery

Medical Student Notebook: Preoperative Anesthetic Considerations in Patients with Obesity Undergoing Surgery

| June 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

by Abraham Z Cheloff, MS Mr. Cheloff is a medical student at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT: As obesity continues to rise in the United States and worldwide, there is […]

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