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Spotlight on Technology: May 2022

Spotlight on Technology: May 2022

| May 1, 2022

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May 2022 Digital Edition

May 2022 Digital Edition

| May 1, 2022

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Back in the Saddle—Texas Style

Back in the Saddle—Texas Style

| May 1, 2022

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, With this issue, we are on the precipice of our first return […]

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Mental Health and Obesity

Mental Health and Obesity

| May 1, 2022

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, The month of May is national Mental Health Awareness Month, so I wanted to mention it here, since mental health disorders and obesity both share […]

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The Viewpoint: Digitizing the Preoperative Education for Preparation of Bariatric Surgery

The Viewpoint: Digitizing the Preoperative Education for Preparation of Bariatric Surgery

| May 1, 2022

by Samantha Buhler, PA-C  Ms. Buhler is with AdventHealth Orlando in Orlando, Florida. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(5):8 NewTri Health was developed to provide a digital, patient-centric application to improve and streamline patient preoperative education prior […]

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Medical Student Notebook: Floppy Eyelid Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Medical Student Notebook: Floppy Eyelid Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

| May 1, 2022

by Sandy Samuel, BA  Ms. Samuel 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. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(5):10–11. Abstract Floppy eyelid syndrome (FES) is defined by eyelid hyperlaxity that results in a […]

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Exploring Outcomes After Bariatric Surgery in Patients with Heart Failure

Exploring Outcomes After Bariatric Surgery in Patients with Heart Failure

| May 1, 2022

by Tiffany Nevill, DO; Devan Lenhart, DO; Samantha Maurer, MS; Joshua Parreco, MD, FACS; and Kandace Kichler, MD, FACS Drs. Nevill and Lenhart are with the Department of General Surgery, Franciscan Health Olympia Fields in Olympia Fields, Illinois, and the College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. Ms. Maurer is with the College […]

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Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2022 Annual Meeting Synopsis

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2022 Annual Meeting Synopsis

| May 1, 2022

by David Pechman, MD, MBA; Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Pechman is Assistant Professor of Surgery, 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, Geisinger […]

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ASMBS Foundation: More than a Foundation!!

ASMBS Foundation: More than a Foundation!!

| May 1, 2022

Bariatric Times. 2022;19(5):19 The obesity epidemic rapidly propagated throughout multiple regions of the United States (US) and the world in the 1990s. This swift spread of the disease was paralleled with the accelerated development and adoption of metabolic and bariatric surgery. Dr. Ross Fox and the American Society of Bariatric Surgery Executive Council envisioned the […]

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A Strong Correlation:  Obesity and Mental Illness

A Strong Correlation: Obesity and Mental Illness

| May 1, 2022

by Atif Kabir, MD Dr. Kabir focuses on lifestyle and dietary interventions in obesity medicine at Mind Body Soul Matrix, a holistic, integrative, multi-component weight loss resource in Ottawa, Canada. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(5):20 Obesity […]

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