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Perioperative Glycemic Control for the Patient with Type 2 Diabetes Receiving Bariatric Surgery

Perioperative Glycemic Control for the Patient with Type 2 Diabetes Receiving Bariatric Surgery

| November 1, 2022

by Teri Leishman, MS, PMC, APRN-CNS, AGCNS-BC, CPAN, CAPA Ms. Leishman is a Clinical Nurse Specialist with Intermountain Health, Peaks Region, St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado.  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(11):8–10. […]

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The Growing Knowledge Gap in the Treatment and Management of the Disease of Severe Obesity in Medical Training

The Growing Knowledge Gap in the Treatment and Management of the Disease of Severe Obesity in Medical Training

| November 1, 2022

by Eileen R. Smith, MD; Bradley S. Kushner, MD; Michael M. Awad, MD, PhD; and Shaina R. Eckhouse, MD All authors are with the Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Missouri. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: Dr. Shaina R. Eckhouse accepts […]

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Raising the Standard: Raising the Standards with MBSAQIP: Part 4

Raising the Standard: Raising the Standards with MBSAQIP: Part 4

| November 1, 2022

by Wayne J. English, MD, FACS, FASMBS; David Provost, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Teresa LaMasters, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Richard Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, DABS-FPMBS; Paul Jeffers, BS, BA; and Cassandra Peters, BA Dr. English is Co-Chair of the MBSAQIP Standards/Verification Subcommittee and Associate Professor of Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Provost is […]

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Use of the Hill Gastroplasty for Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Following Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass: A Brief Report

Use of the Hill Gastroplasty for Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Following Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass: A Brief Report

| November 1, 2022

by Matthew T. Gust, MD; Kevin M. Reavis, MD; and Valerie J. Halpin, MD  All authors are with Legacy Weight and Diabetes Institute in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Reavis is with The Oregon Clinic in Portland, Orgeon. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to this […]

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Fundamentals of Obesity Treatment: OMA Extends a Virtual Primer for Practitioners

Fundamentals of Obesity Treatment: OMA Extends a Virtual Primer for Practitioners

| November 1, 2022

by Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA Dr. Pennings is an associate professor and Chair of Family Medicine at Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine; director of the Campbell University Health Center; and executive director of clinical education for the Obesity Medicine Association.  Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| November 1, 2022

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A Global Perspective

A Global Perspective

| October 1, 2022

by Richard M. Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, DABS-FPMBS, is the Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Professor of Surgery, UT Health San Antonio; Chief, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Dear Colleagues, I just had the pleasure of attending and presenting at the 3rd International Bariatric Club (IBC) Oxford University […]

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Rethinking Preoperative Weight Loss

Rethinking Preoperative Weight Loss

| October 1, 2022

by 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, Much has been said and written to decry the validity of insurance-required preoperative weight loss as it pertains to outcomes. Indeed, there appears to […]

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The Guidelines—They Are A-changin’!

The Guidelines—They Are A-changin’!

| October 1, 2022

by Adrian G. Dan, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Dan is Medical Director, Weight Management Institute at Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, and Associate Professor of Surgery at Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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Hypoglycemia Post-bariatric Surgery: An Underdiagnosed Condition

Hypoglycemia Post-bariatric Surgery: An Underdiagnosed Condition

| October 1, 2022

by Lina Alkhaled, MD, and W. Scott Butsch, MD, MSc Drs. Aklhaled and Butsch are with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(10):9–10. Abstract Postoperative hypoglycemia is an increasingly recognized complication of […]

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