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News and Notes from the February 2020 Issue of BT

News and Notes from the February 2020 Issue of BT

| February 1, 2020

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, It’s hard to believe we’re already more than a month […]

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National Heart Month: Wear Red but Think Weight Loss!

National Heart Month: Wear Red but Think Weight Loss!

| February 1, 2020

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: If you haven’t noticed, February is National Heart Month. During February, in partnership with the National Heart, […]

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Confronting the Three “A’s” of Healthcare—Autonomy, Accumulation, and Access

Confronting the Three “A’s” of Healthcare—Autonomy, Accumulation, and Access

| January 1, 2020

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 welcome a new year and new decade, there […]

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Make Your New Year’s Resolution to Stick with it Until the Fourth of July

Make Your New Year’s Resolution to Stick with it Until the Fourth of July

| January 1, 2020

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: We’ve all been there. We make the traditional New Year’s resolution to lose weight and get in […]

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News and Notes from the December 2019 Issue of BT

News and Notes from the December 2019 Issue of BT

| December 1, 2019

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 year 2019 seemed to go by so quickly! ObesityWeek […]

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The Field of Obesity Medicine Made Great Strides in 2019

The Field of Obesity Medicine Made Great Strides in 2019

| December 1, 2019

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: As we conclude 2019 and look toward 2020, I would like to reflect on the year in […]

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ObesityWeek 2019 and a New Featured Interview Series

ObesityWeek 2019 and a New Featured Interview Series

| November 1, 2019

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, Another ObesityWeek is already upon us! I am looking forward […]

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What Happens in Vegas I Hope Will Not Stay in Vegas!

What Happens in Vegas I Hope Will Not Stay in Vegas!

| November 1, 2019

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: Happy Fall! Before I discuss ObesityWeek 2019 in Las Vegas, I would like to bring to your […]

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Through Collaboration Comes Improved Outcomes for Our Patients

Through Collaboration Comes Improved Outcomes for Our Patients

| October 1, 2019

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, I am very grateful for a recent honor, as I […]

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The Intersection Between Obesity and Cancer: How Weight Loss Affects Cancer Risk

The Intersection Between Obesity and Cancer: How Weight Loss Affects Cancer Risk

| October 1, 2019

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: As you all are aware, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so I thought now is a […]

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