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A Global Perspective

A Global Perspective

| October 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Richard M. Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, DABS-FPMBS, is the Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Professor of Surgery, UT Health San Antonio; Chief, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Dear Colleagues, I just had the pleasure of attending and presenting at the 3rd International Bariatric Club (IBC) Oxford University […]

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Rethinking Preoperative Weight Loss

Rethinking Preoperative Weight Loss

| October 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by 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, Much has been said and written to decry the validity of insurance-required preoperative weight loss as it pertains to outcomes. Indeed, there appears to […]

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The Guidelines—They Are A-changin’!

The Guidelines—They Are A-changin’!

| October 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Adrian G. Dan, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Dan is Medical Director, Weight Management Institute at Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, and Associate Professor of Surgery at Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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Hypoglycemia Post-bariatric Surgery: An Underdiagnosed Condition

Hypoglycemia Post-bariatric Surgery: An Underdiagnosed Condition

| October 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Lina Alkhaled, MD, and W. Scott Butsch, MD, MSc Drs. Aklhaled and Butsch are with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(10):9–10. Abstract Postoperative hypoglycemia is an increasingly recognized complication of […]

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The Role of Facebook Support Groups in Bariatric Surgery

The Role of Facebook Support Groups in Bariatric Surgery

| October 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Spyridon Giannopoulos, MD, and Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD, PhD  Drs. Giannopoulos and Stefanidis are with the Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: Dr. Stefanidis received research support from Becton Dickinson and Intuitive. Dr. Giannopoulos has no conflicts of interest relevant to […]

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Raising the Standard: The Future of Robotic Surgery

Raising the Standard: The Future of Robotic Surgery

| October 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Karen P. Placeres-Rodríguez, MD; David Pechman, MD; Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Placeres-Rodríguez is currently a 4th year Surgical Resident at Metropolitan Hospital in Manhattan, New York. Dr. Pechman is a Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgeon at South Shore University Hospital, Hofstra/Northwell in Bay Shore, New […]

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Eat Better, Eat Together Awareness Month

Eat Better, Eat Together Awareness Month

| October 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Amy Rivas, MSN, APRN, FNP-C  Ms. Rivas is a Nurse Practitioner at Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas in San Antonio, Texas.  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(10):18. October is national Eat Better, Eat Together […]

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Status, Stress, and Struggle: How Socioeconomic Circumstances Impact Obesity

Status, Stress, and Struggle: How Socioeconomic Circumstances Impact Obesity

| October 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Jennifer Ng, MD, DABOM Dr. Jennifer Ng is an internist with a secondary specialization in obesity medicine; Assistant Professor of Medicine of the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine in New York City, New York; and committee chair of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA)’s outreach committee.  Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| October 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

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Timing is Everything

Timing is Everything

| September 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

Richard M. Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, DABS-FPMBS, is the Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Professor of Surgery, UT Health San Antonio; Chief, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Dear Colleagues, One of my favorite country songs is “Timing is Everything” by Garrett Hedlund.  “It can happen so fast, or […]

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