Tag: bariatric surgery

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 expired October 1, 2019. 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 […]

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Revisional Bariatric Surgery in Gastric Outlet Obstruction: A Minimalist Approach

Revisional Bariatric Surgery in Gastric Outlet Obstruction: A Minimalist Approach

| October 1, 2017

by Fady Kamel, Ekua Yorke, and Christopher de Gara, MB, MS, FRCSC Christopher de Gara and Ekua Yorke are with the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and the Centre for the Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Fady Kamel is with the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: […]

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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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RD 911: Nutrition-related Complications after Bariatric Surgery

RD 911: Nutrition-related Complications after Bariatric Surgery

| June 1, 2017

by Laura Andromalos, MS, RD, CD, CDE FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. AUTHOR AFFILIATION: Ms. Andromalos is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator practicing in Seattle, Washington. She is a Member-at-Large on the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric […]

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A Call for Comprehensive Obesity Training for All Physicians

A Call for Comprehensive Obesity Training for All Physicians

| April 1, 2017

Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts This month: A Call for Comprehensive Obesity Training for All Physicians by Christopher Murray Medical Student, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Bariatric Times. 2017;14(4):12–14. ABSTRACT Obesity and related chronic diseases account for […]

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The Dynamic and Evolving Field of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Current Perspective

The Dynamic and Evolving Field of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Current Perspective

| April 1, 2017

An Interview with: Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, FACS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery and Interim-Chair at University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California Esteban Varela, MD, FACS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery at University of Central Florida and Chair of Surgery at HCA Medical Center, Orlando, Florida In a recent article published in Nature Reviews Gastroenterology […]

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Revisional Bariatric Surgery in a Patient with Midgut Malrotation and Abnormally Long Bowel: A Case Update

| April 1, 2017

by Ajay H. Bhandarwar, MBBS, MS (Surgery), FMAS, FIAGES, FAIS, FICS, FBMS (Bariatric); Chintan B. Patel, MS (Surgery), DNB, FMAS, FIAGES, FBMS (Bariatric); Saurabh S. Gandhi, MS (Surgery), FMAS, FIAGES, FALS; Amol N. Wagh MS (Surgery), FMAS, FIAGES, FICS, FBMS; Priyank D. Kothari, MS (Surgery); Eham L. Arora, MS (Surgery); Gagandeep Talwar, MS (Surgery); and […]

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Metabolic Surgery is Here to Stay: Five-Year Data Released Demonstrating Continued Durability, Superiority of Glycemic Control after Metabolic Surgery

Metabolic Surgery is Here to Stay: Five-Year Data Released Demonstrating Continued Durability, Superiority of Glycemic Control after Metabolic Surgery

| March 1, 2017

An Interview with Sangeeta Kashyap, MD Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine; Staff Physician, Department of Endocrinology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio The STAMPEDE (Surgical Therapy And Medications Potentially Eradicate Diabetes Efficiently) trial is the largest single center randomized trial with one of the longest follow-ups comparing medical therapy with bariatric surgery. Last […]

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Bariatric Surgery and Pseudotumor Cerebri

Bariatric Surgery and Pseudotumor Cerebri

| March 1, 2017

Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts This month: Bariatric Surgery and Pseudotumor Cerebri by Leith Hathout, BS Medical Student, Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts Bariatric Times. 2017;14(3):16–22. ABSTRACT Obesity increases risk for several comorbidities, including many common metabolic, […]

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The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis

The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis

| February 1, 2017

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery.  Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts This month: The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis […]

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