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September 2022 Digital Edition

September 2022 Digital Edition

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Timing is Everything

Timing is Everything

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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, One of my favorite country songs is “Timing is Everything” by Garrett Hedlund.  “It can happen so fast, or […]

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An Expert Perspective on Childhood Obesity

An Expert Perspective on Childhood Obesity

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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, September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness month, which seems timely as our children head back to school this fall. As a society, we strive for […]

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Filling The Critical Void: Virtual Postoperative Bariatric Support Groups

Filling The Critical Void: Virtual Postoperative Bariatric Support Groups

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by Aaron J. Goodman, JD Mr. Goodman is an attorney and support group leader in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 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(9):8–9. Abstract After the “honeymoon” period has lapsed, many postoperative bariatric surgery patients face struggles […]

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Crunch Time for TROA!

Crunch Time for TROA!

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

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Among Patients Diagnosed with Obesity, Higher Disease Burden was Associated with More Referrals to Adult Weight Management Programs (AWMPs)

Among Patients Diagnosed with Obesity, Higher Disease Burden was Associated with More Referrals to Adult Weight Management Programs (AWMPs)

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by Amanda Velazquez, MD, DABOM, and Jennifer J. Kim, MA Dr. Velazquez is Director of Obesity Medicine, Comprehensive Weight Loss Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Kim is Senior Data Consultant, Southern California Kaiser Permanente in Pasadena, California.  Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: Dr. Velazquez is on […]

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The Research Grant Report: Omar M. Ghanem and Tammy Kindel

The Research Grant Report: Omar M. Ghanem and Tammy Kindel

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by Omar M. Ghanem, MD, FACS and Tammy Kindel, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Ghanem is a bariatric surgeon at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Kindel is Assistant Professor of Surgery at Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(9):12. Vance Albaugh MD, PhD, is the recipient of the 2022 American Society […]

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Raising the Standard: Raising the Standards with MBSAQIP: Part 3

Raising the Standard: Raising the Standards with MBSAQIP: Part 3

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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 a past Co-Chair of the MBSAQIP Standards/Verification Subcommittee and Associate Professor of Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, […]

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Overcoming Obesity: OMA’s Fall Conference to Offer the Latest Obesity Tools and Knowledge to Advance Obesity Outcomes

Overcoming Obesity: OMA’s Fall Conference to Offer the Latest Obesity Tools and Knowledge to Advance Obesity Outcomes

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by Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA Dr. Lazarus is Director of the Clinical Nutrition Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado, and he is the current president of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) and serves as their delegate in the American Medical Association (AMA).  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

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