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Obesity Medicine and a Call to Action: Weight Recidivism Post Weight Loss Surgery and the Argument for Mandatory Medical Weight Management as a Postoperative Standard within Bariatric Surgery Practices

Obesity Medicine and a Call to Action: Weight Recidivism Post Weight Loss Surgery and the Argument for Mandatory Medical Weight Management as a Postoperative Standard within Bariatric Surgery Practices

| August 1, 2020

by Stephanie Therrien, BSc, and Juliana Simonetti, MD, ABOM Diplomate Ms. Therrien is with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Simonetti is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Bariatric Medical Program, Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes/ Department of Surgery, at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City. FUNDING: No funding was […]

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American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Calls for Safe Resumption of Bariatric Surgery and Rejects Concept that it’s an Elective Procedure

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Calls for Safe Resumption of Bariatric Surgery and Rejects Concept that it’s an Elective Procedure

| August 1, 2020

by Matt Hutter, MD, MBA, MPH Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeon in the Department of Surgery; Director, Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts; President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: Matt Hutter, MD, […]

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AdventHealth Tampa Bariatric and Metabolic Institute—Tampa, Florida

AdventHealth Tampa Bariatric and Metabolic Institute—Tampa, Florida

| August 1, 2020

by Cristen Litz, MD, and Michel Murr, MD, FACS Drs. Litz and Murr are with AdventHealth Tampa Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Tampa, Florida. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(8):14–16. This column is dedicated to featuring accredited bariatric centers […]

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Raising  the Standard: Enhancing Quality and Safety through Real-time Feedback and Education

Raising the Standard: Enhancing Quality and Safety through Real-time Feedback and Education

| August 1, 2020

by David Pechman, MD, MBA; Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Pechman is a Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgeon at Southside Hospital, Hofstra/Northwell in Bay Shore, New York and Assistant Professor of Surgery at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in Hempstead, New York. Dr. Petrick is Quality […]

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The Best Diets for Healthier Aging After Bariatric Surgery

The Best Diets for Healthier Aging After Bariatric Surgery

| August 1, 2020

by Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA Dr. Lazarus serves on the Board of the Obesity Medicine Association and as its delegate in the American Medical Association. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Lazarus serves on the Board of the Obesity Medicine Association and as its delegate in the American Medical Association. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(8):20–21 Aging […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| August 1, 2020

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