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Clinical Practices to Mitigate Weight Bias

Clinical Practices to Mitigate Weight Bias

| April 1, 2018

by Ruchi S. Doshi, MD, MPH, and Kimberly A. Gudzune, MD, MPH Dr. Doshi is with the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Gudzune is with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research at Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore, Maryland. Funding: Kimberly A. […]

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The Ultimate Revisional Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Technique

The Ultimate Revisional Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Technique

| February 1, 2018

by Felipe Chaux, MD; Mauricio Franco, MD; and J. Esteban Varela, MD, FACS, FASMBS Felipe Chaux, MD, Mauricio Franco, MD, and J. Esteban Varela, MD, FACS, FASMBS, are with the Diabetes Surgery Institute and Centro de Cirugia para la Obesidad in Bogota D.C., Colombia. Dr. Varela is also Chairman of Surgery at HCA and Professor of […]

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Neurohormonal Effects on Obesity

Neurohormonal Effects on Obesity

| November 1, 2017

by April Smith, PharmD, MA, BCPS April Smith, PharmD, MA, BCPS, is Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the School of Pharmacy & Health Professions at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: This article provides an overview of key peripheral peptides secreted from […]

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Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth in Modern Bariatric Surgery

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth in Modern Bariatric Surgery

| November 1, 2017

by Diana Miao, BA Diana Miao, BA is with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflict of interest related to the content of this article. Abstract: Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a rare complication of Roux-en- Y gastric bypass, but was relatively common following jejunoileal bypass (JIB) […]

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The Role of the Human Microbiome in Obesity-related Health

The Role of the Human Microbiome in Obesity-related Health

| October 1, 2017

This activity has expired. Course Overview: Recent studies suggest that maladapted gut microbiomes are attributed to a number of disease states, such as inflammatory bowel diseases, autoimmune diseases, cancer, diabetes, and obesity. This article highlights the relationship between the gut microbiome and the clinical implications it has, with an emphasis on the clinical sequalae surrounding […]

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Improving Adherence to Micronutrient Supplementation in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient Population

Improving Adherence to Micronutrient Supplementation in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient Population

| February 1, 2017

This activity expired May 26, 2020. Course Overview: The improved health outcomes of metabolic and bariatric surgery are undeniable, however, the high frequency of micronutrient deficiencies, especially those that are under-recognized and left untreated, can lead to irreversible consequences. This article discusses barriers to adherence, common known clinical manifestations of micronutrient deficiency, and strategies for […]

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The Cardiovascular System: Implications of Obesity on the Body System and Resolution of Disease Processes Following Bariatric Surgery

The Cardiovascular System: Implications of Obesity on the Body System and Resolution of Disease Processes Following Bariatric Surgery

| January 1, 2017

by Derrick Cetin, DO, and Elie Nasr, BA Bariatric Times. 2017;14(1):10–15. ABSTRACT Obesity has been associated with diseases of the cardiovascular system as multiple factors of the disease increase the susceptibility to cardiovascular disease and other comorbid conditions. Here, the authors review the potential mechanisms by which obesity can influence the structure and function of […]

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Clinical Pearls for Weight  Maintenance Following Bariatric Surgery

Clinical Pearls for Weight Maintenance Following Bariatric Surgery

| November 1, 2016

This CE is currently expired. Course Overview: Long-term weight maintenance and management following bariatric surgery remains a very difficult challenge both for the patient and the multidisciplinary team members working in bariatrics. This article will focus on weight maintenance as the multidisciplinary authors share their expertise to help patients achieving long-term weight maintenance. Course Description: […]

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Late Surgical Complications of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Afferent Limb and Marginal Ulcer

Late Surgical Complications of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Afferent Limb and Marginal Ulcer

| October 1, 2016

This CE is currently expired. Course Overview: Afferent limb and marginal ulcers are described in bariatric educational courses and literature as possible late complications following bariatric surgery. Recognition of these complications can be a challenge because patient presentation may vary from subtle to overt symptoms. This educational program will describe the etiology, signs and symptoms, […]

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Novel Treatments for Complications after Bariatric Surgery

Novel Treatments for Complications after Bariatric Surgery

| October 1, 2016

by [1]Julián Hernández and [2]Camilo Boza [1]Department of Digestive Surgery, Pontificia Universidad Católica De Chile; [2]Bariatric Surgery Unit, Department of Digestive Surgery, Clínica Las Condes Annals of Surgical Innovation and Research. 201610:3. DOI: 10.1186/s13022-015-0021-2 COMPETING INTERESTS: The authors declare that they have no competing interests. COPYRIGHT: © Hernández and Boza. 2016. This article is distributed […]

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