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Momentum Growing for Action on Obesity Care!

Momentum Growing for Action on Obesity Care!

| March 1, 2022

by Christopher Gallagher Mr. Gallagher is a Washington Policy Consultant for the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), The Obesity Society (TOS), American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), and Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) in Washington, DC. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: Christopher Gallagher works with the Obesity Action Coalition, Obesity Society, […]

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Did Naming Obesity a Disease Improve the Outlook for People Living with It?

Did Naming Obesity a Disease Improve the Outlook for People Living with It?

| March 1, 2022

by Theodore K. Kyle, RPh, MBA, and Joseph F. Nadglowski, JR., BS  Mr. Kyle is with ConscienHealth in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mr. Nadglowski is with the Obesity Action Coalition in Tampa, Florida. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: Theodore K. Kyle reports professional fees from Gelesis, Novo Nordisk, and Nutrisystem. Joseph Nadglowski, Jr. […]

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Raising the Standard: Healthcare Worker Wellbeing During COVID-19: The State of The Literature: Part 1

Raising the Standard: Healthcare Worker Wellbeing During COVID-19: The State of The Literature: Part 1

| March 1, 2022

by Kristen Demertzis, PhD, ABPP-CN; Rebecca M. Schwartz, PhD; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Demertzis is the Chief of Neuropsychology at South Shore University Hospital and the Director of Resident and Fellow Mentorship and Faculty Development for Northwell Health’s OB/GYN Departments at South Shore University Hospital and Huntington Hospital; Assistant Professor of Physical […]

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Glucagon…More Than a GI Hormone for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Glucagon…More Than a GI Hormone for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

| March 1, 2022

by Brandon M. Smith, MD; Logan T. Mellert, DO; Ashley Shoemaker, MA; and Adrian G. Dan, MD, FACS, FASMBS Drs. Smith, Mellert, and Dan and Ms. Shoemaker are with the Department of Surgery, Akron City Hospital Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, and Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio. Funding: No funding was provided for […]

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Eating Disorders After Bariatric Surgery: Warning Signs and Risk Factors

Eating Disorders After Bariatric Surgery: Warning Signs and Risk Factors

| March 1, 2022

by Abby Bleistein, MD, DOMA Dr. Bleistein is the founder and director of Healthful Life MD in Golden, Colorado; is with Eating Recovery Center in Denver, Colorado; is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics; and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| March 1, 2022

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

| February 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 my first editorial, I would like to take a moment and […]

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Treating Obesity Comprehensively…Now is the Time

Treating Obesity Comprehensively…Now is the Time

| February 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, With the start of the new year, losing weight is on the minds of many people. Often, plans are made to start a new diet […]

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

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

| February 1, 2022

by Magdy F. Giurgius, MD, MBChB, MSc, FACS  Dr. Girurgius is with Ozarks Healthcare in West Plains, Missouri. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(2):8. The Missouri state chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) […]

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Does the Number of Follow-ups After Single-Anastomosis Duodeno-Ileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy Influence Weight Loss?

Does the Number of Follow-ups After Single-Anastomosis Duodeno-Ileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy Influence Weight Loss?

| February 1, 2022

by Amit Surve, MD; Samuel Cottam, CNA; Daniel Cottam, MD; Walter Medlin, MD, FACS; Christina Richards, MD, FACS; and Legrand Belnap, MD  Drs. Surve, Daniel Cottam, Medlin, Richards, and Belnap and Mr. Samuel Cottam are with Bariatric Medicine Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: Daniel Cottam, MD, […]

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