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The Mindful Eating Cycle: Preventing and Resolving Maladaptive Eating after Bariatric Surgery

| February 19, 2014

THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS A READER HANDOUT. Click HERE to view. by Michelle May, MD; Margaret M. Furtado, MS, RD, LDN; and Lisbeth B. Ornstein, PhD Dr. May is Founder, Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Workshops and Facilitator Training Program, Author of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat (Am I Hungry? Publishing; 2012), and […]

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An Interview with Dr. Stephanie B. Jones, President of ISPCOP

| February 19, 2014

This ongoing column is authored by members of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP), an organization dedicated to the bariatric patient. Column Editor: Stephanie B. Jones, MD Dr. Jones is Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Beth […]

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The American Society of Bariatric Physicians Spring 2014 Conference: Diagnosis to Treatment—Recognizing Obesity as a Disease

| February 19, 2014

Medical Methods in Obesity Treatment This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Column Editors: Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona; and Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical […]

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Welcome to the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute Abu Dhabi

| February 19, 2014

Welcome to the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute Abu Dhabi Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates by Abdelrahman A. Nimeri, MBBCh, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Nimeri is Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute (BMI) Abu Dhabi, Chief, Division of General, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Surgeon Champion, ACS NSQIP. Associate Program Director, ACGME-I Accredited Surgery residency […]

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Checklist #17: Re-operations for Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| February 19, 2014

by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and  Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS Column Editor Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; Director, General Surgery Residency Program and Fellowship in […]

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Why is insulin used to treat non-insulin dependent (type-2) diabetes?

| February 17, 2014

This ongoing column is dedicated to sharing with readers the life and experiences of Dr. Edward Mason. Both intestinal and gastric bypass resolve type 2 diabetes (T2D). These operations expose L cells in the distal bowel to glucose, stimulating secretion of glucagon peptide-1 (GLP-I), which decreases insulin resistance. I have provided references regarding my understanding […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—February 2014

| February 17, 2014

February 2014 by Joseph Nadglowski and Connie Stillwell Joseph Nadglowski, Executive Director of the ASMBS Foundation Connie Stillwell, Director of Programs of the ASMBS Foundation 2013 Wrap-up and Top Walks of the Year! We would like to thank all of the volunteers, local presenters, and sponsors of our 2013 Walk from Obesity events. 2013 marked […]

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The First Annual Gulf Obesity Surgery Society Meeting

| February 11, 2014

Kuwait City December 11 to 14, 2013 by Abdelrahman A. Nimeri, MBBCh, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Nimeri is Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute (BMI) Abu Dhabi, Chief, Division of General, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Surgeon Champion, ACS NSQIP. Associate Program Director, ACGME-I Accredited Surgery residency program. Fellowship Program Director, MIS & Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Program, Sheikh […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| February 9, 2014

Original Cartoons by Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina Click HERE to view original cartoons by Dr. Walter J. Pories

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India to Raise Taxes on Sweetened Beverages in an Attempt to Control Obesity and Diabetes

| January 22, 2014

Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Readers of Bariatric Times: Welcome to the January issue. First, we present an article titled, “Augmenting Weight Loss Using Technology” by Jennifer Arussi, MS, RD, from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. I read this review with great interest. Self-monitoring is not a new tool in bariatrics. Industry has offered […]

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