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Patient-reported Short-term Barriers  to and Facilitators of Adherence to Behavioral Recommendations Following Bariatric Surgery

Patient-reported Short-term Barriers to and Facilitators of Adherence to Behavioral Recommendations Following Bariatric Surgery

| July 1, 2020

by Aviva H. Ariel-Donges, PhD, MPH; Carlysa K. Oyama, BA; and Megan M. Hood, PhD Drs Ariel-Donges and Hood and Ms. Oyama are with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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Raising the Standard: Informed Consent

Raising the Standard: Informed Consent

| July 1, 2020

by Cyrena Lam, MD, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Lam is a General Surgery resident at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in New York, New York. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair, Department of Surgery, Southside Hospital; Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health, Manhasset, New York; Associate Professor […]

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An Incomplete Prescription: The Limitations of “Eat Less, Move More” in Obesity Treatment

An Incomplete Prescription: The Limitations of “Eat Less, Move More” in Obesity Treatment

| July 1, 2020

by Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, FOMA Dr. Fitch is the Associate Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center and faculty at the Harvard Medical School. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Fitch serves as Vice President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(7):20–21 The number of American adults living with obesity has […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| July 1, 2020

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The Bluest of the White Collars

The Bluest of the White Collars

| June 1, 2020

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, We have all just experienced the greatest upheaval in healthcare in […]

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Bariatric Surgery: Elective?? Tier 1, 2, or 3???

Bariatric Surgery: Elective?? Tier 1, 2, or 3???

| June 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: The sun is rising over our country, and we are finally able to transition to our “new […]

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Leaks and Single Anastomosis Duodenoileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy (SADI)

Leaks and Single Anastomosis Duodenoileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy (SADI)

| June 1, 2020

by Paul E. Enochs, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Enochs is with WakeMed Bariatric Specialists of NC in Cary, North Carolina. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: The single anastomosis duodenoileal bypass with sleeve gastrectomy (SADI) is the latest surgical procedure […]

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The Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Calcium and Vitamin D Status—Nursing Accredited

The Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Calcium and Vitamin D Status—Nursing Accredited

| June 1, 2020

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Nurses earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions Visit http://tinyurl.com/BTCE-Core4Part3-Nursing to access the post-test. Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by June 1, 2022. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit […]

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Evaluation of the Efficacy of Oral Anticoagulants in Patients Who Have Undergone Bariatric Surgery

Evaluation of the Efficacy of Oral Anticoagulants in Patients Who Have Undergone Bariatric Surgery

| June 1, 2020

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 the number of bariatric procedures performed in the United States each year […]

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What Bariatric Surgeons Need to Know About Mental Health After Weight Loss

What Bariatric Surgeons Need to Know About Mental Health After Weight Loss

| June 1, 2020

by Sandra Christensen, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC, FOMA Ms. Christensen is with Integrative Medical Weight Management in Seattle, Washington, and is a fellow and member of the Board of Trustees for the Obesity Medicine Association. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Ms. Christensen is a fellow and member of the Board of Trustees for the Obesity […]

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