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News and Notes from the March 2021 Issue

News and Notes from the March 2021 Issue

| March 1, 2021

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM, Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the March 2021 issue of Bariatric Times. We […]

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Turning Obstacles into Opportunities: Representing YOUR Patients during COVID-19

Turning Obstacles into Opportunities: Representing YOUR Patients during COVID-19

| March 1, 2021

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, Like most people throughout the past year, the topic of COVID-19 continues to dominate media headlines, healthcare […]

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Weight Loss Maintenance

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Weight Loss Maintenance

| March 1, 2021

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Nurses earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions To access post-test and obtain credit, visit www.tinyurl.com/BTCE-March2021 (This activity is approved for nurses only).  Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by March 1, 2022. Participants must answer at least 70% of […]

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The Louisiana State Chapter of the ASMBS—Improving Access to Care

The Louisiana State Chapter of the ASMBS—Improving Access to Care

| March 1, 2021

by William S. Richardson, MD; Rachel L. Moore, MD, FACS, ABOM; and Phil Gachassin, MD, MHCM, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Richardson is Section Head, Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, Louisiana, Professor, University of Queensland, and President of the Louisiana State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (LAASMBS). Dr. Moore is with Moore […]

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Raising the Standard: Perioperative Anxiety

Raising the Standard: Perioperative Anxiety

| March 1, 2021

by Morganne Staring, MD candidate; Anthony Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Ms. Staring is an MD candidate at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in Manhasset, New York. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair, Department of Surgery, South Shore University Hospital; Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, North Shore and South Shore […]

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Obesity and Nutrition: How Bariatric Surgeons Can Advance Outcomes

Obesity and Nutrition: How Bariatric Surgeons Can Advance Outcomes

| March 1, 2021

by Sandra Christensen, MSN, ARNP, FOMA Ms. Christensen is a board-certified nurse practitioner and the owner of Integrative Medical Weight Management in Seattle, Washington. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(3):20 National Nutrition Month reminds us of the important […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| March 1, 2021

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Here’s to the Ones Who See Things Differently

Here’s to the Ones Who See Things Differently

| February 1, 2021

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, The surgical community and the world at large had a […]

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Obesity Treatment: “Supply and Demand” or “Demand and Supply”

Obesity Treatment: “Supply and Demand” or “Demand and Supply”

| February 1, 2021

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, One thing we have learned from this last year with COVID-19 is that patients with obesity have […]

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In Memoriam: Edward E. Mason, MD, PhD

In Memoriam: Edward E. Mason, MD, PhD

| February 1, 2021

October 16, 1920 – December 28, 2020 Dedication Messages Eric DeMaria: With the passing of Dr. Ed Mason, our specialty of metabolic and bariatric surgery has lost its father—the man who pioneered the concept of operating on the normal gastrointestinal (GI) tract to combat obesity. The resultant proliferation of procedures and exponential growth in our […]

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