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Let the Coming Months Be the ‘Fall of COVID’

Let the Coming Months Be the ‘Fall of COVID’

| October 1, 2020

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times and 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, Fall is almost upon us. This is traditionally a […]

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National Liver Awareness Month: Be Aware of NAFLD in Patients with Obesity!

National Liver Awareness Month: Be Aware of NAFLD in Patients with Obesity!

| October 1, 2020

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP The 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, Since October is National Liver Awareness Month, I thought I would again take this opportunity to […]

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Nutrient Deficiencies Involved in the Development of Neurological Conditions after Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery—Nursing Accredited

Nutrient Deficiencies Involved in the Development of Neurological Conditions after Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery—Nursing Accredited

| October 1, 2020

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Nurses earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions  Visit http://tinyurl.com/BTCE-Core4Part4-Nursing to access the post-test. Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by October 1, 2021. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit […]

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Racial Discrimination and Weight Bias in America…A Remarkable Resemblance!

Racial Discrimination and Weight Bias in America…A Remarkable Resemblance!

| October 1, 2020

by Adrian 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 FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times 2020;17(10):16–17 “Systemic racism and […]

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Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2020 Meeting Highlights

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2020 Meeting Highlights

| October 1, 2020

by Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH, FASMBS Dr. Khaitan is with University Hospitals, Cleveland Medical Center, Digestive Health Institute, Professor of Surgery in Cleveland, Ohio. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(10):20 Society of American Gastrointestinal and […]

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Raising the Standard: Update on ACS Quality and Safety Meeting and SAGES

Raising the Standard: Update on ACS Quality and Safety Meeting and SAGES

| October 1, 2020

by Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Petrick is Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Clinic; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair, Department of Surgery, South Shore University Hospital; Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, North Shore and South Shore University […]

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Health Education Week Highlights Advancements and Opportunities in Obesity Medicine

Health Education Week Highlights Advancements and Opportunities in Obesity Medicine

| October 1, 2020

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA Dr. Primack is Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, in Scottsdale, Arizona, and President of the Obesity Medicine Association. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Primack is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(10):21 This year, National Health Education […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| October 1, 2020

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In Memoriam, Dr. Harvey Sugerman

In Memoriam, Dr. Harvey Sugerman

| September 1, 2020

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, On August 9, 2020, we lost a giant in surgery. […]

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OAC’s Sponsored Membership Program is a Gift that Keeps on Giving….to Your Patients!

OAC’s Sponsored Membership Program is a Gift that Keeps on Giving….to Your Patients!

| September 1, 2020

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: Last month, I had the privilege of participating in the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC)’s Your Weight Matters […]

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