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ASMBS Foundation Awards 2021 Research Grants for Studies Related to COVID-19, Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

ASMBS Foundation Awards 2021 Research Grants for Studies Related to COVID-19, Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

| August 1, 2021

Newberry, FL—July 19, 2021—The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation announced it has awarded two research grants totaling $50,000 to study the effects of obesity on COVID-19 infections in adolescents and the increasing use of adult cannabis during and after the pandemic and its potential impact on weight loss outcomes following bariatric […]

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Raising the Standard: Preparing for Your Virtual Site Visit

Raising the Standard: Preparing for Your Virtual Site Visit

| August 1, 2021

by Kellie Armstrong, MSN, RN, CBN; Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Ms. Armstrong is Manager, Center for Bariatric Surgery at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Petrick is Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Clinic; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta […]

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Eliminating Bias: How to Approach Pediatric Obesity Treatment

Eliminating Bias: How to Approach Pediatric Obesity Treatment

| August 1, 2021

by Suzanne Cuda, MD, FOMA, FAAP Dr. Cuda is a Fellow of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA), has participated as an OMA committee member, and was the past Secretary/Treasurer for the Obesity Treatment Foundation. She is the primary author for the Pediatric Obesity Algorithm and the editor of the OMA Pediatric Self-Assessment program.  Funding: No […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| August 1, 2021

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News and Notes from the July 2021 Issue of BT

News and Notes from the July 2021 Issue of BT

| July 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, Welcome to the July 2021 issue of Bariatric Times. As […]

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How to Evaluate Post-pandemic Weight Regain

How to Evaluate Post-pandemic Weight Regain

| July 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 the pandemic hopefully in our rearview mirror, we are left with most patients emerging with varying […]

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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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