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January 2020 Digital Edition

January 2020 Digital Edition

| January 1, 2020

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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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Hematological Considerations after Bariatric Surgery

Hematological Considerations after Bariatric Surgery

| December 1, 2019

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions To access post-test, visit http://tinyurl.com/BTCE-Core4Part2-Nursing to access the post-test (This activity is approved for nurses only). Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by December 1, 2020. Participants must answer at least 70% of […]

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Patient Perception of Surgical Preparation and Recovery Following Bariatric Surgery: A Phenomenological Study

Patient Perception of Surgical Preparation and Recovery Following Bariatric Surgery: A Phenomenological Study

| December 1, 2019

by Karen Schulz, RN, MSN, CBN; Esther I. Bernhofer, PhD, RN-BC, CPE; Mary Ellen Satava, RN, BSN; Camille Ross, RN, BSN; Beth Janssen, RN, CBN; Beth Ianello, RN, BSN; and Diane Kompan, RN, BSN Ms. Schulz is Nurse Manager, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; Ms. Satava is Data Registry Coordinator, Enterprise Quality and Patient Safety; and […]

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ASMBS Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek 2019

ASMBS Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek 2019

| December 1, 2019

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the Department of Surgery at Southside Hospital; Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health in Manhasset, New York; and Associate Professor of Surgery at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in […]

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Obesity Medicine Association’s Overcoming Obesity Conference Highlights Trending Topics in Obesity Medicine

Obesity Medicine Association’s Overcoming Obesity Conference Highlights Trending Topics in Obesity Medicine

| December 1, 2019

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA, DABOM Dr. Primack is Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, in Scottsdale, Arizona, and President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Craig Primack is President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2019;16(12):20–21. The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA)’s […]

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Walk from Obesity: Raising Funds in Philadelphia—Summer 2019

Walk from Obesity: Raising Funds in Philadelphia—Summer 2019

| December 1, 2019

by Kimberly Knipe, MBA, RD, LDN Ms. Knipe is HUP Bariatric Program Coordinator, Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Funding: No funding was provided Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2019;16(12):18. Penn Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery hosted the 2019 Philadelphia […]

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Addressing the Parallel Obesity and Diabetes Epidemics in our Practices

Addressing the Parallel Obesity and Diabetes Epidemics in our Practices

| December 1, 2019

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA, DABOM Dr. Primack is Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, in Scottsdale, Arizona, and President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Funding: No funding was provided Disclosures: Craig Primack is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA). Bariatric Times. 2019;16(12):21. The obesity epidemic […]

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December 2019 Digital Edition

December 2019 Digital Edition

| December 1, 2019

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