Tag: bariatric surgery

Perioperative Glycemic Control for the Patient with Type 2 Diabetes Receiving Bariatric Surgery

Perioperative Glycemic Control for the Patient with Type 2 Diabetes Receiving Bariatric Surgery

| November 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Teri Leishman, MS, PMC, APRN-CNS, AGCNS-BC, CPAN, CAPA Ms. Leishman is a Clinical Nurse Specialist with Intermountain Health, Peaks Region, St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado.  Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(11):8–10. […]

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The Growing Knowledge Gap in the Treatment and Management of the Disease of Severe Obesity in Medical Training

The Growing Knowledge Gap in the Treatment and Management of the Disease of Severe Obesity in Medical Training

| November 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Eileen R. Smith, MD; Bradley S. Kushner, MD; Michael M. Awad, MD, PhD; and Shaina R. Eckhouse, MD All authors are with the Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Missouri. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: Dr. Shaina R. Eckhouse accepts […]

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The Role of Facebook Support Groups in Bariatric Surgery

The Role of Facebook Support Groups in Bariatric Surgery

| October 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Spyridon Giannopoulos, MD, and Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD, PhD  Drs. Giannopoulos and Stefanidis are with the Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: Dr. Stefanidis received research support from Becton Dickinson and Intuitive. Dr. Giannopoulos has no conflicts of interest relevant to […]

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Filling The Critical Void: Virtual Postoperative Bariatric Support Groups

Filling The Critical Void: Virtual Postoperative Bariatric Support Groups

| September 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Aaron J. Goodman, JD Mr. Goodman is an attorney and support group leader in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(9):8–9. Abstract After the “honeymoon” period has lapsed, many postoperative bariatric surgery patients face struggles […]

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Among Patients Diagnosed with Obesity, Higher Disease Burden was Associated with More Referrals to Adult Weight Management Programs (AWMPs)

Among Patients Diagnosed with Obesity, Higher Disease Burden was Associated with More Referrals to Adult Weight Management Programs (AWMPs)

| September 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Amanda Velazquez, MD, DABOM, and Jennifer J. Kim, MA Dr. Velazquez is Director of Obesity Medicine, Comprehensive Weight Loss Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Kim is Senior Data Consultant, Southern California Kaiser Permanente in Pasadena, California.  Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: Dr. Velazquez is on […]

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Managing Substance Use Issues Before and After Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Managing Substance Use Issues Before and After Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

| August 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Stephanie Sogg, PhD Dr. Sogg is with the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center and Harvard University Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(8):8–11. Abstract Little formal guidance exists to guide metabolic and bariatric […]

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Managing Expectations for Diabetes Remission

Managing Expectations for Diabetes Remission

| July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Lori Wenz, RN, MSN, AGNP-C, BC-ADM  Ms. Wenz is with Intermountain Health in Modesto, California.  Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(7):8. Abstract Bariatric surgery is a recommended treatment for patients with obesity-associated diabetes. Preoperative patient education […]

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Bariatric Surgery: A Therapist’s Perspective as a Patient

Bariatric Surgery: A Therapist’s Perspective as a Patient

| July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Timisha Malone, LCSW, LMSW, MSW Ms. Malone is Owner & Therapist for Time for a Change Wellness, LLC in Epping, New Hampshire. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(7):9. Abstract Is our society setting us […]

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Progressive Paraplegia After Bariatric Surgery: Micronutrient Deficiency Versus COVID-19

Progressive Paraplegia After Bariatric Surgery: Micronutrient Deficiency Versus COVID-19

| July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Tiffany Son, MD, MS; Kevin Bain, DO; Joseph Heller, DO; Emil Graf, MD; Albert Chen, MD; and David Podkameni, MD All authors are with the Department of Surgery, Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert, Arizona. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to this article. […]

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Bariatric Surgery: A Physician’s Perspective as a Patient

Bariatric Surgery: A Physician’s Perspective as a Patient

| April 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by William E. Morris Jr., MD, FACP Dr. Morris is with the Board of Directors, Peterson Health in Kerrville, Texas. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(4):12–13. Abstract Obesity is a serious public health crisis in the United States […]

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