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ASMBS Foundation LEAD Awards Preview

ASMBS Foundation LEAD Awards Preview

| September 1, 2019

by Rami Lutfi, MD Dear Friends and Colleagues, Fall is an exciting and busy time of year for the ASMBS Foundation. This November, the ASMBS Foundation will host its second annual Gala & LEAD Awards during ObesityWeek in Las Vegas. As we take pause, I invite you to join us for an evening of celebration […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| September 1, 2019

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Third Version of MBSAQIP Standards and Pathways Manual Embraces, Reflects Growth of Obesity Medicine

Third Version of MBSAQIP Standards and Pathways Manual Embraces, Reflects Growth of Obesity Medicine

| August 1, 2019

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 2019 marks the five-year anniversary of the Metabolic and […]

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Weight Regain Following Obesity Treatment is not Only Common, it’s Expected

Weight Regain Following Obesity Treatment is not Only Common, it’s Expected

| August 1, 2019

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 Friends and Readers, By now you know that one of my favorite and most frequently used take-home messages […]

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Far from the “Easy Way Out”: Early Psychological Complications of Bariatric Surgery

Far from the “Easy Way Out”: Early Psychological Complications of Bariatric Surgery

| August 1, 2019

by Kasey P.S. Goodpaster, PhD Dr. Goodpaster is with the Cleveland Clinic Bariatric & Metabolic Institute in Cleveland, Ohio. Funding: No funding was provided Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Bariatric surgery is the most durable and effective treatment option for morbid obesity, and patients […]

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Raising the Standard: Using Telehealth to Provide Quality

Raising the Standard: Using Telehealth to Provide Quality

| August 1, 2019

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Martin Doerfler, MD; and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the Department of Surgery at Southside Hospital and Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health in Manhasset, New York; and Associate Professor of Surgery at Zucker School of […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| August 1, 2019

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The Obesity Pandemic: Latest Findings and Treatment Strategies for Healthcare Professionals

The Obesity Pandemic: Latest Findings and Treatment Strategies for Healthcare Professionals

| July 1, 2019

by Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA Medical Director and President of the Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center, and has served as a Principal Investigator for over 500 clinical trials. He is Chief Science Officer for the Obesity Medicine Association, Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, and a Diplomate of the […]

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Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Teams Exemplify Best Practice in Quality and Safety

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Teams Exemplify Best Practice in Quality and Safety

| July 1, 2019

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, This month we celebrate the one-year anniversary of “Raising the Standard,” […]

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Major New Patient Care Trends Highlighted in the 2019 Obesity Algorithm

Major New Patient Care Trends Highlighted in the 2019 Obesity Algorithm

| July 1, 2019

by Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA Dr. Bays is the Medical Director and President of the Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center in Louisville, Kentucky; Chief Science Officer for the Obesity Medicine Association; Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology; and a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, as well […]

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