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Diabesity: The Worldwide Twin Epidemics of Obesity and Diabetes

Diabesity: The Worldwide Twin Epidemics of Obesity and Diabetes

| September 1, 2018

This activity expired September 1, 2020. Course Overview: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a major public health problem that is significantly linked to another worldwide epidemic—obesity. Over the decades, as metabolic syndrome and metabolic surgery began rising to the forefront, the words “diabetes” and “obesity” were eventually unified to create the new, more descriptive […]

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The Obesity Medicine Association: Increasing Collaboration and Awareness of Obesity Medicine as a Cost-effective Treatment for Obesity

The Obesity Medicine Association: Increasing Collaboration and Awareness of Obesity Medicine as a Cost-effective Treatment for Obesity

| September 1, 2018

An Interview with: Wendy Scinta MD, MS President of the Obesity Medicine Association; Medical Director of Medical Weight Loss of New York, Fayetteville, New York; Founder of the BOUNCE Pediatric Obesity Program; Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, SUNY Upstate, Syracuse, New York; and Founder/Medical Director of One Stone Technology. FUNDING: No funding was provided for […]

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Raising the Standard: American College of Surgeons Quality and Safety Conference 2018

Raising the Standard: American College of Surgeons Quality and Safety Conference 2018

| September 1, 2018

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS This column is dedicated to highlighting a broad range of quality issues in bariatric surgery. Column Editors Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS Quality Director, Geisinger Surgical Institute; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania Dominick Gadaleta, MD, […]

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Overcoming Obesity 2018: Offering New Sessions on Precision Medicine, Genetics, and Medication

Overcoming Obesity 2018: Offering New Sessions on Precision Medicine, Genetics, and Medication

| September 1, 2018

by Claudia Randall Claudia Randall is the executive director of the Obesity Medicine Association. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The author is the executive director of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatiric Times. 2018;15(9):9. You would expect an obesity medicine conference to offer a variety of sessions focused on the latest nutrition […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—September 2018

ASMBS Foundation News and Update—September 2018

| September 1, 2018

by Rami E. Lutfi, MD, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chairman of Surgery, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center; Director, Presence Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| September 1, 2018

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The 14th Annual Buyers Guide, Quality in Surgery, and More

The 14th Annual Buyers Guide, Quality in Surgery, and More

| August 1, 2018

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, and Past President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the August 2018 issue of Bariatric Times which also contains the 14th Annual Bariatric […]

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Obesity Medicine Fellowship Development Program Latest among Growing Educational and Training Offerings

Obesity Medicine Fellowship Development Program Latest among Growing Educational and Training Offerings

| August 1, 2018

Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, During the past 10 years, just five fellowship programs in obesity medicine have been established in the United States (Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts […]

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Chylous Ascites Associated With Internal Hernia After Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass For Morbid Obesity: A Case Report

Chylous Ascites Associated With Internal Hernia After Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass For Morbid Obesity: A Case Report

| August 1, 2018

By Ann M. Defnet, MD; Marina Kurian, MD, and Andrea Bedrosian, MD Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Author Affiliation: Drs. Defnet, Kurian, and Bedrosian are from New York University Langone Health, Department of Surgery, New York, New […]

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Combination Phentermine–Topiramate Extended Release for the Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder: An Open-Label, Prospective Study

Combination Phentermine–Topiramate Extended Release for the Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder: An Open-Label, Prospective Study

| August 1, 2018

By Anna I. Guerdjikova, PhD, LISW; Stephanie Williams, MS; Thomas J. Blom, MS; Nicole Mori, CNP; and Susan McElroy, MD Drs. Guerdjikova and McElroy and Ms. Mori are with the Lindner Center of HOPE in Mason, Ohio, and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, […]

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