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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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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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Louisiana Now Covers Bariatric Surgery for State Employees

Louisiana Now Covers Bariatric Surgery for State Employees

| September 1, 2021

by Micki Hayden, MSN, ARNP Mrs. Hayden is Bariatric Program Coordinator at Ochsner- North Shore in Slidell, Louisiana. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(9):11. Many states within the United States have been plagued by lack of access to care for patients with obesity. Approximately one percent of patients who qualify for bariatric surgery do not have bariatric coverage […]

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

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

| September 1, 2021

by Farah Husain, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Husain is an Associate Professor at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon and is the President of the Oregon State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Obesity Surgery (ASMBS). Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to […]

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Meeting Highlights: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Annual Meeting 2021

Meeting Highlights: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Annual Meeting 2021

| September 1, 2021

by John D. Scott MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Scott is the ASMBS Program Committee Immediate Past Chair. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: John Scott, MD, FACS, FASMBS is the ASMBS Program Committee Immediate Past Chair. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(9):13 The 37th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery […]

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Raising the Standard: The Role of the Clinical Pharmacist in the Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient

Raising the Standard: The Role of the Clinical Pharmacist in the Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient

| September 1, 2021

by Alyssa Pollock, PharmD; Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Ms. Pollock is an Assistant Professor at Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Petrick is Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Clinic; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. […]

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Conference Preview: Overcoming Obesity 2021

Conference Preview: Overcoming Obesity 2021

| September 1, 2021

by Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA Dr. Lazarus is the owner and physician at Clinical Nutrition Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado. He represents the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) in the House of Delegates of the American Medical Association. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of […]

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Walter Poires’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Poires’s Cartoon Corner

| September 1, 2021

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