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Obesity and Nutrition: How Bariatric Surgeons Can Advance Outcomes

Obesity and Nutrition: How Bariatric Surgeons Can Advance Outcomes

| March 1, 2021

by Sandra Christensen, MSN, ARNP, FOMA Ms. Christensen is a board-certified nurse practitioner and the owner of Integrative Medical Weight Management in Seattle, Washington. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(3):20 National Nutrition Month reminds us of the important […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| March 1, 2021

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February 2021 Digital Edition

February 2021 Digital Edition

| February 1, 2021

Click the cover below to access the February 2021 digital edition of Bariatric Times!

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Here’s to the Ones Who See Things Differently

Here’s to the Ones Who See Things Differently

| February 1, 2021

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, The surgical community and the world at large had a […]

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Obesity Treatment: “Supply and Demand” or “Demand and Supply”

Obesity Treatment: “Supply and Demand” or “Demand and Supply”

| February 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, One thing we have learned from this last year with COVID-19 is that patients with obesity have […]

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In Memoriam: Edward E. Mason, MD, PhD

In Memoriam: Edward E. Mason, MD, PhD

| February 1, 2021

October 16, 1920 – December 28, 2020 Dedication Messages Eric DeMaria: With the passing of Dr. Ed Mason, our specialty of metabolic and bariatric surgery has lost its father—the man who pioneered the concept of operating on the normal gastrointestinal (GI) tract to combat obesity. The resultant proliferation of procedures and exponential growth in our […]

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Raising the Standard: The Effect of Operating Room Distractions and How Objective Data Can Identify Ways to Improve Surgeon Focus and Patient Outcomes

Raising the Standard: The Effect of Operating Room Distractions and How Objective Data Can Identify Ways to Improve Surgeon Focus and Patient Outcomes

| February 1, 2021

by Michelle P. Kallis, MD, PhD; Anthony Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Kallis is a General Surgery Resident at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center of Hofstra/Northwell in Manhasset, New York. Dr. Petrick is Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Clinic; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, […]

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Telemedicine and COVID-19: Preparing for What’s Next

Telemedicine and COVID-19: Preparing for What’s Next

| February 1, 2021

by Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD Ms. Vanderpool is the Vice President of Risk Management at Professional Risk Management Services in Arlington, Virginia. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The author is an employee of PRMS. PRMS manages a professional liability insurance program for psychiatrists. Answers in this column are provided by PRMS […]

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2021 Obesity Algorithm Provides Updated Clinical Guidance to Obesity Specialists

2021 Obesity Algorithm Provides Updated Clinical Guidance to Obesity Specialists

| February 1, 2021

by Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC Dr. Bays is Medical Director and President of the Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center in Louisville, Kentucky, and the Chief Science Officer of the Obesity Medicine Association. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Dr. Bays is the Chief Science Officer of the Obesity Medicine Association. […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| February 1, 2021

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