Tag: bariatric surgery

Filling The Critical Void: Virtual Postoperative Bariatric Support Groups

Filling The Critical Void: Virtual Postoperative Bariatric Support Groups

| September 1, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Did Naming Obesity a Disease Improve the Outlook for People Living with It?

Did Naming Obesity a Disease Improve the Outlook for People Living with It?

| March 1, 2022

by Theodore K. Kyle, RPh, MBA, and Joseph F. Nadglowski, JR., BS  Mr. Kyle is with ConscienHealth in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mr. Nadglowski is with the Obesity Action Coalition in Tampa, Florida. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: Theodore K. Kyle reports professional fees from Gelesis, Novo Nordisk, and Nutrisystem. Joseph Nadglowski, Jr. […]

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Analysis of Bariatric Surgery Outcomes in the Geriatric Population at a Rural Teaching Hospital

Analysis of Bariatric Surgery Outcomes in the Geriatric Population at a Rural Teaching Hospital

| December 1, 2021

by Kristin McCoy, MD; Michael Nussbaum, MD, FACS; and Arnold Salzberg, MD, FACS, FASMBS  Drs. McCoy, Nussbaum, and Salzberg are with Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia.  Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to this article. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(12):8–10. Abstract Obesity rates in […]

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Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Removal with Roux-en-Y Anatomy for Band Erosion

Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Removal with Roux-en-Y Anatomy for Band Erosion

| September 1, 2021

by Carolyn G. Judge, USN, MC; Christopher G. Yheulon, MD, FACS; and Gordon Wisbach, MD, MBA, FACS, FASMBS Drs. Judge and Yheulon are with the Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Wisbach is with the Naval Medical Center San Diego in San Diego, California.  Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: […]

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