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Access to Bariatric Surgery—Knocking Down Barriers ONE DAY AT A TIME!

Access to Bariatric Surgery—Knocking Down Barriers ONE DAY AT A TIME!

| July 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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Arizona State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

Arizona State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

| July 1, 2021

by David Podkameni, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Podkameni is the President of the Arizona 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 Times. 2021;18(7):12. The Arizona state chapter of the […]

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Raising the Standard: Conflict of Interest II: Where Do We Go Next?

Raising the Standard: Conflict of Interest II: Where Do We Go Next?

| July 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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The Latest Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Developments You Should Know About

The Latest Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Developments You Should Know About

| July 1, 2021

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM Dr. Primack is President of the Obesity Medicine Association and co-founder of Scottsdale Weight Loss Center in Scottsdale, Arizona. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(7):21 As the Obesity Medicine […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| July 1, 2021

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Getting Back to Work

Getting Back to Work

| June 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, As we watch COVID-19 cases plummet and vaccinations surge, I […]

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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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