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Spotlight on Technology: March 2022

Spotlight on Technology: March 2022

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March 2022 Digital Edition

March 2022 Digital Edition

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Advocacy and Where to Start

Advocacy and Where to Start

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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, It can be completely overwhelming to try to figure out where to […]

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Increasing Awareness of Obesity

Increasing Awareness of Obesity

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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, This month marks two years from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States (US). I know I speak for many when I […]

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The Viewpoint: A Comprehensive Obesity Treatment Model:  Combining Medical and Surgical Treatments

The Viewpoint: A Comprehensive Obesity Treatment Model: Combining Medical and Surgical Treatments

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by Lori Wenz, RN, MSN, AGNP-C, BC-ADM Ms. Wenz is with St. Mary’s Bariatric Clinic, SCL Health in Grand Junction, Colorado. 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(3):8 The numbers are staggering: 73.6 percent of adults […]

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Momentum Growing for Action on Obesity Care!

Momentum Growing for Action on Obesity Care!

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by Christopher Gallagher Mr. Gallagher is a Washington Policy Consultant for the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), The Obesity Society (TOS), American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), and Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) in Washington, DC. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: Christopher Gallagher works with the Obesity Action Coalition, Obesity Society, […]

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Did Naming Obesity a Disease Improve the Outlook for People Living with It?

Did Naming Obesity a Disease Improve the Outlook for People Living with It?

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by Theodore K. Kyle, RPh, MBA, and Joseph F. Nadglowski, JR., BS  Mr. Kyle is with ConscienHealth in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mr. Nadglowski is with the Obesity Action Coalition in Tampa, Florida. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: Theodore K. Kyle reports professional fees from Gelesis, Novo Nordisk, and Nutrisystem. Joseph Nadglowski, Jr. […]

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Raising the Standard: Healthcare Worker Wellbeing During COVID-19: The State of The Literature: Part 1

Raising the Standard: Healthcare Worker Wellbeing During COVID-19: The State of The Literature: Part 1

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by Kristen Demertzis, PhD, ABPP-CN; Rebecca M. Schwartz, PhD; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Demertzis is the Chief of Neuropsychology at South Shore University Hospital and the Director of Resident and Fellow Mentorship and Faculty Development for Northwell Health’s OB/GYN Departments at South Shore University Hospital and Huntington Hospital; Assistant Professor of Physical […]

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Glucagon…More Than a GI Hormone for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Glucagon…More Than a GI Hormone for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

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by Brandon M. Smith, MD; Logan T. Mellert, DO; Ashley Shoemaker, MA; and Adrian G. Dan, MD, FACS, FASMBS Drs. Smith, Mellert, and Dan and Ms. Shoemaker are with the Department of Surgery, Akron City Hospital Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, and Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio. Funding: No funding was provided for […]

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Eating Disorders After Bariatric Surgery: Warning Signs and Risk Factors

Eating Disorders After Bariatric Surgery: Warning Signs and Risk Factors

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by Abby Bleistein, MD, DOMA Dr. Bleistein is the founder and director of Healthful Life MD in Golden, Colorado; is with Eating Recovery Center in Denver, Colorado; is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics; and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no […]

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