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Is it Time for a COE Designation for the Field of Obesity Medicine?

Is it Time for a COE Designation for the Field of Obesity Medicine?

| July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

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, Bariatric surgeons have the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), and before that it was the Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database (BOLD). […]

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Managing Expectations for Diabetes Remission

Managing Expectations for Diabetes Remission

| July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Lori Wenz, RN, MSN, AGNP-C, BC-ADM  Ms. Wenz is with Intermountain Health in Modesto, California.  Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(7):8. Abstract Bariatric surgery is a recommended treatment for patients with obesity-associated diabetes. Preoperative patient education […]

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Bariatric Surgery: A Therapist’s Perspective as a Patient

Bariatric Surgery: A Therapist’s Perspective as a Patient

| July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Timisha Malone, LCSW, LMSW, MSW Ms. Malone is Owner & Therapist for Time for a Change Wellness, LLC in Epping, New Hampshire. 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(7):9. Abstract Is our society setting us […]

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Robotic Single-Anastomosis Duodenoileal (SADI) Bypass After Sleeve Gastrectomy for Insufficient Weight Loss

Robotic Single-Anastomosis Duodenoileal (SADI) Bypass After Sleeve Gastrectomy for Insufficient Weight Loss

| July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Varun Jain, MBBS, MS, and Enrique F. Elli, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Elli is Chair of Advanced Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgery, Mayo Clinic Florida Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Jain is a Fellow (Advanced Gastrointestinal/ Bariatric Surgery), Mayo Clinic Florida Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Funding: No […]

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Progressive Paraplegia After Bariatric Surgery: Micronutrient Deficiency Versus COVID-19

Progressive Paraplegia After Bariatric Surgery: Micronutrient Deficiency Versus COVID-19

| July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Tiffany Son, MD, MS; Kevin Bain, DO; Joseph Heller, DO; Emil Graf, MD; Albert Chen, MD; and David Podkameni, MD All authors are with the Department of Surgery, Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert, Arizona. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to this article. […]

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Raising the Standard: Raising the Standards with MBSAQIP: Part 2

Raising the Standard: Raising the Standards with MBSAQIP: Part 2

| July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Wayne J. English, MD, FACS, FASMBS; David Provost, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Teresa LaMasters, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Richard Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS; and Paul Jeffers, BS, 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 Co-Chair of […]

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Key Considerations with Newer Anti-obesity Medications

Key Considerations with Newer Anti-obesity Medications

| July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA Dr. Bays is Medical Director, Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center in Louisville, Kentucky; Chief Science Officer for the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA); and a member of the Board of Trustees of the OMA. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: In the past 12 months, Dr. […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

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June 2022 Digital Edition

June 2022 Digital Edition

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Shoulders of Giants

Shoulders of Giants

| June 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

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, In this issue of Bariatric Times, we are highlighting the Mentorship Program […]

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