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Meeting Highlights: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Annual Meeting 2021

Meeting Highlights: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Annual Meeting 2021

| September 1, 2021

by John D. Scott MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Scott is the ASMBS Program Committee Immediate Past Chair. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: John Scott, MD, FACS, FASMBS is the ASMBS Program Committee Immediate Past Chair. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(9):13 The 37th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery […]

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Treating Obesity Across the Lifespan: Updates from the Obesity Medicine Association’s Overcoming Obesity Virtual Conference

Treating Obesity Across the Lifespan: Updates from the Obesity Medicine Association’s Overcoming Obesity Virtual Conference

| November 1, 2020

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA, DABOM 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: Craig Primack is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA). Bariatric Times. 2020;17(11):21 The Obesity Medicine […]

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Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2020 Meeting Highlights

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2020 Meeting Highlights

| October 1, 2020

by Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH, FASMBS Dr. Khaitan is with University Hospitals, Cleveland Medical Center, Digestive Health Institute, Professor of Surgery in Cleveland, Ohio. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(10):20 Society of American Gastrointestinal and […]

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Treating Obesity First Effectively Addresses Associated Conditions and Other Key Takeaways from the Obesity Medicine Association’s 2020 Overcoming Obesity Summit

Treating Obesity First Effectively Addresses Associated Conditions and Other Key Takeaways from the Obesity Medicine Association’s 2020 Overcoming Obesity Summit

| June 1, 2020

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA, DABOM 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: Craig Primack is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA). Bariatric Times. 2020;17(6):19 More than 650 […]

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Obesity Medicine Association’s Overcoming Obesity Conference Highlights Trending Topics in Obesity Medicine

Obesity Medicine Association’s Overcoming Obesity Conference Highlights Trending Topics in Obesity Medicine

| December 1, 2019

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA, DABOM 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: Craig Primack is President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2019;16(12):20–21. The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA)’s […]

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Walk from Obesity: Raising Funds in Philadelphia—Summer 2019

Walk from Obesity: Raising Funds in Philadelphia—Summer 2019

| December 1, 2019

by Kimberly Knipe, MBA, RD, LDN Ms. Knipe is HUP Bariatric Program Coordinator, Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Funding: No funding was provided Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2019;16(12):18. Penn Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery hosted the 2019 Philadelphia […]

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The 2019 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) Highlights

The 2019 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) Highlights

| September 1, 2019

by Lisa Hack Ms. Hack is a freelance writer. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2019;16(9):9–10. The 2019 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS), which took place February 25 to 28, 2019, at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas in […]

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Obesity Medicine Association Takes “Science of Hope” Message to Capitol Hill

Obesity Medicine Association Takes “Science of Hope” Message to Capitol Hill

| December 1, 2018

by Claudia Randall Executive Director of the Obesity Medicine Association, Denver, Colorado. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author is the executive director of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(12):14. Can the medical profession overcome obesity? That proposition was the central theme of the Obesity Medicine Association’s (OMA) recent Overcoming […]

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The Fifth Annual National Obesity Collaborative Care Summit

The Fifth Annual National Obesity Collaborative Care Summit

| November 1, 2018

by Marina Kurian, MD, FASMBS Dr. Kurian is from New York University Langone Health, Department of Surgery, New York, New York. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(11):10–11. The National Obesity Collaborative Care Summit is an […]

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The 2018 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium  (MISS 2018)

The 2018 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS 2018)

| October 1, 2018

By Lisa Hack Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Author affiliation: Ms. Hack is a freelance writer. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(10):24–25. The 2018 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS), which took place March 6–9, 2018, at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas in […]

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