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Hello 2021!!! New Year’s Resolutions Have Never Been So Welcomed!!

Hello 2021!!! New Year’s Resolutions Have Never Been So Welcomed!!

| January 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, With all that we have been through in 2020, the “COVID-15” has replaced the “Freshman-15” for a […]

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Full Acceptance of Bariatric Surgery? …Let’s Face Reality and Demand Better Evidence!

Full Acceptance of Bariatric Surgery? …Let’s Face Reality and Demand Better Evidence!

| January 1, 2021

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 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. Bariatric […]

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Early Gastric Remnant Dilation After Conversion of Gastric Plication to RYGB: A Case Report With Video

Early Gastric Remnant Dilation After Conversion of Gastric Plication to RYGB: A Case Report With Video

| January 1, 2021

by Enrique Arias, MD, FACS; Francisco Alexander Ruiz Zelaya, MD; Mario Nelson Urquiza Osorto, MD; Aurelio José Villalta MartÍnez, MD; and Carlos Alberto Rodríguez, MD Drs. Arias, Ruiz, Urquiza, Villalta, and Rodriguez are with Obesity El Salvador in San Salvador, El Salvador. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest […]

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Raising the Standard: Northwell Health Bariatric Collaborative: Standardizing Glycemic Control

Raising the Standard: Northwell Health Bariatric Collaborative: Standardizing Glycemic Control

| January 1, 2021

by Charmaine V. Gentles, DNP, RNFA; Gustavo Vazquez Zweig, MD; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Gentles is the Program Manager, Bariatric Surgery North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health, and RNFA Program Coordinator & Supervising Clinical Faculty, Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing & Physician Assistant Studies in Hempstead, New York, Dr. Zweig is […]

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Stress Management Can Help Bariatric Patients Manage Depression During COVID-19—Here’s How

Stress Management Can Help Bariatric Patients Manage Depression During COVID-19—Here’s How

| January 1, 2021

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. 2021;18(1):20 As we enter a new […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| January 1, 2021

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News and Notes from the December 2020 Issue

News and Notes from the December 2020 Issue

| December 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, Welcome to the December 2020 issue of Bariatric Times! I […]

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Reflecting on the Accomplishments of Obesity Treatment and Research in 2020

Reflecting on the Accomplishments of Obesity Treatment and Research in 2020

| December 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, As we say GOOD RIDDANCE to 2020 and look toward 2021, I would like to reflect on […]

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The Benefits of Medical Weight Loss in a Surgical Practice

The Benefits of Medical Weight Loss in a Surgical Practice

| December 1, 2020

by Marina S. Kurian, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM, and Flavia Carvalho Silveira, MD Drs. Kurian and Carvalho Silveira are with New York University Grossman School of Medicine in New York, New York. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT: Obesity is […]

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Risk Management: Navigating the ADA­— What Clinicians Need to Know: Part 2

Risk Management: Navigating the ADA­— What Clinicians Need to Know: Part 2

| December 1, 2020

by Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD Ms. Vanderpool is the Vice President of Risk Management at Professional Risk Management Services in Arlington, Virginia. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The authors reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(12):12 Answers in this column are provided by […]

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