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Pediatric Obesity Algorithm Update Adds Special Populations, Advanced Treatment, and Nutritional Information; Expands Key Sections

Pediatric Obesity Algorithm Update Adds Special Populations, Advanced Treatment, and Nutritional Information; Expands Key Sections

| November 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

by Suzanne Cuda, MD, FOMA, FAAP Dr. Cuda runs her own multicomponent clinic, Alamo City Healthy Kids & Families, in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Cuda is a Fellow of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) and is as member of three OMA committees. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Dr. Cuda is a Fellow of the […]

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Treating Obesity Across the Lifespan: Updates from the Obesity Medicine Association’s Overcoming Obesity Virtual Conference

Treating Obesity Across the Lifespan: Updates from the Obesity Medicine Association’s Overcoming Obesity Virtual Conference

| November 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA, DABOM 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: Craig Primack is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA). Bariatric Times. 2020;17(11):21 The Obesity Medicine […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| November 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

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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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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

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

| October 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

This activity expired October 1, 2022. Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN, is Program Director of Wittgrove Bariatric Center in Del Mar, California A Message from the Department Editor Dear Colleagues: I hope this finds you well in this trying time of COVID-19. I am grateful for Cassie’s article, particularly in […]

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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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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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