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Semaglutide 2.4mg—One Giant STEP for Obesity Treatment??

Semaglutide 2.4mg—One Giant STEP for Obesity Treatment??

| June 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, This is a very exciting time for clinicians treating obesity. Expected soon is the United States Food […]

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Medical Student Notebook: Preoperative Anesthetic Considerations in Patients with Obesity Undergoing Surgery

Medical Student Notebook: Preoperative Anesthetic Considerations in Patients with Obesity Undergoing Surgery

| June 1, 2021

by Abraham Z Cheloff, MS Mr. Cheloff is a medical student at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT: As obesity continues to rise in the United States and worldwide, there is […]

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ASMBS State Chapter Spotlight: Connecticut State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

ASMBS State Chapter Spotlight: Connecticut State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

| June 1, 2021

by Pavlos Papasavas, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Papasavas is with Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut, and is the President of the Connecticut State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric […]

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Raising the Standard: Time for Medicine to Catch Up to the Public Domain in Conflict of Interest Transparency

Raising the Standard: Time for Medicine to Catch Up to the Public Domain in Conflict of Interest Transparency

| June 1, 2021

by Tara McGraw, DO; Anthony Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. McGraw is a PGY5 Surgical Resident at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Dr. Petrick is Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Clinic; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair, Department […]

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Anti-obesity Medications: One Strategy to Treat Obesity Patients’ Overall Health

Anti-obesity Medications: One Strategy to Treat Obesity Patients’ Overall Health

| June 1, 2021

by Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA Dr. Bays is Medical Director and President of the Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(6):21. Many weight loss programs and […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| June 1, 2021

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News and Notes from the May 2021 Issue of BT

News and Notes from the May 2021 Issue of BT

| May 1, 2021

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 May 2021 issue of Bariatric Times! As the […]

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Encourage Your Patients to Attend YWM2021­—VIRTUAL!

Encourage Your Patients to Attend YWM2021­—VIRTUAL!

| May 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, As we, healthcare providers, prepare and are excited about the upcoming American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric […]

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Support Group for Adolescents Undergoing Bariatric Surgery: Preliminary Data and Suggestions for Providers

Support Group for Adolescents Undergoing Bariatric Surgery: Preliminary Data and Suggestions for Providers

| May 1, 2021

by Melissa Santos, PhD, and Christine Finck, MD Drs. Santos and Finck are with Connecticut Children’s in Hartford, Connecticut. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT: Objective. Adolescent bariatric surgery is becoming an increasingly used obesity management tool. Support groups are […]

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The Georgia State Chapter of the ASMBS—Fighting for Access to Care

The Georgia State Chapter of the ASMBS—Fighting for Access to Care

| May 1, 2021

by Danny M. Vaughn, MD, FACS; Shaneeta Johnson, MD, MBA, FACS, FASMBS; and L. Renee Hilton, MD Dr. Vaughn is with Atrium Health Navicent in Macon, Georgia. Dr. Johnson is with the Division of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, in  Dr. Hilton is with the Medical College of Georgia […]

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