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More Physicians Specializing in Obesity Treatment: Total Number of Obesity Medicine Specialists Nearly 1,600 after Most Recent Certifications

More Physicians Specializing in Obesity Treatment: Total Number of Obesity Medicine Specialists Nearly 1,600 after Most Recent Certifications

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still 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. Dr. Still is also a board member of the Obesity Action Coalition, Tampa, Florida. Dear Readers, The year […]

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Pregnancy after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Pregnancy after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Retrospective, Observational Study from a Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina by Lilia Cafaro, MD; Claudio González, MD; Marisa Andreoni, Lic.; Veronica Bottino, Lic.; Adriana Immerso, Lic.; Ethel Hantzsch, Lic.; María F. González Bagnes, BSc; Oscar Brasesco, MD Lilia Cafaro, MD; Marisa Andreoni, Lic; Veronica Bottino, Lic.; Adriana Immerso, Lic.; Ethel Hantzsch, Lic.; and Oscar […]

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Billroth I versus II for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Amelioriation or Improvement?

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

An overview of a systematic review and meta-analysis by Yeongkeun Kwon, MD, and Sungsoo Park, MD, PhD Dr. Yeongkeun Kwon is from the Department of Family Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. Dr. Sungsoo Park is from the Department of Surgery, Korea University College of Medicine. Bariatric Times. 2016;13(2):8–10. Background The gastric bypass […]

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Bariatric Surgery, Hypogonadism, and Improvement in Sexual Function

Bariatric Surgery, Hypogonadism, and Improvement in Sexual Function

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Bariatric Surgery, Hypogonadism, and Improvement in Sexual Function by Fan Di […]

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Managing Outcomes, Meeting Expectations

Managing Outcomes, Meeting Expectations

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Philip R. Schauer, MD Philip R. Schauer, MD, is Chief of Minimally Invasive General Surgery and Director of the Cleveland Clinic Bariatric and Metabolic Institute. He is also Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. He is Past President of the American Society for Metabolic […]

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The Metabolic Center:  A New Approach for a New Disease

The Metabolic Center: A New Approach for a New Disease

| January 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Message from Dr. Walter J. Pories Co-Author: Dr. Konstantinos Spaniolas Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS, Colonel, USA (Ret.), is Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology, Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina. Konstantinos Spaniolas, MD, FACS, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Interim Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive […]

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Bariatrics and Orthopedics Work Together in SWIFT Study: Evaluating Impact of Surgical Weight Loss on Joint Disease in Obese Patients

Bariatrics and Orthopedics Work Together in SWIFT Study: Evaluating Impact of Surgical Weight Loss on Joint Disease in Obese Patients

| January 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still 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. Dr. Still is also a board member of the Obesity Action Coalition, Tampa, Florida. Dear Readers, I’d like […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: 38 Years Dedicated to Bariatric Surgery

| January 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Rafael F. Capella, MD, FACS Dr. Rafael F. Capella was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the New Jersey Medical School of Newark, New Jersey, and a founding member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. He was a director of the Division of Bariatric Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center at Hackensack, […]

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Pathophysiology and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Bariatric Patients

Pathophysiology and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Bariatric Patients

| January 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Pathophysiology and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea  in Bariatric Patients by […]

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The Mount Sinai Health System Bariatric Surgery Collaborative

| January 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

One Healthcare System, Three Distinct Sites by William B. Inabnet III, MD, FACS William B. Inabnet III, MD, FACS, is Chairman, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Eugene W Friedman Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai, New York, New York Bariatric Times. 2016;13(1):25–29. Welcome to the Mount Sinai Health System Bariatric […]

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