Tag: COVID-19

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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Raising the Standard: Healthcare Worker Wellbeing During COVID-19: The State of The Literature: Part 2

Raising the Standard: Healthcare Worker Wellbeing During COVID-19: The State of The Literature: Part 2

| April 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Kristen Demertzis, PhD, ABPP-CN; Rebecca M. Schwartz, PhD; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Demertzis is the Chief of Neuropsychology at South Shore University Hospital and the Director of Resident and Fellow Mentorship and Faculty Development for Northwell Health’s OB/GYN Departments at South Shore University Hospital and Huntington Hospital. She is an Assistant […]

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Raising the Standard: Healthcare Worker Wellbeing During COVID-19: The State of The Literature: Part 1

Raising the Standard: Healthcare Worker Wellbeing During COVID-19: The State of The Literature: Part 1

| March 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Kristen Demertzis, PhD, ABPP-CN; Rebecca M. Schwartz, PhD; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Demertzis is the Chief of Neuropsychology at South Shore University Hospital and the Director of Resident and Fellow Mentorship and Faculty Development for Northwell Health’s OB/GYN Departments at South Shore University Hospital and Huntington Hospital; Assistant Professor of Physical […]

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COVID-19 and Obesity—Nursing Accredited

COVID-19 and Obesity—Nursing Accredited

| August 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Nurses earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions To access post-test and obtain credit, visit www.tinyurl.com/BTCE-August2021 (This activity is approved for nurses only).  Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by August 1, 2022. Participants must answer at least 70% of […]

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Telemedicine and COVID-19: Preparing for What’s Next

Telemedicine and COVID-19: Preparing for What’s Next

| February 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

by Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD Ms. Vanderpool is the Vice President of Risk Management at Professional Risk Management Services in Arlington, Virginia. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The author is an employee of PRMS. PRMS manages a professional liability insurance program for psychiatrists. Answers in this column are provided by PRMS […]

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Stress Management Can Help Bariatric Patients Manage Depression During COVID-19—Here’s How

Stress Management Can Help Bariatric Patients Manage Depression During COVID-19—Here’s How

| January 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA 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: Dr. Primack is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(1):20 As we enter a new […]

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American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Calls for Safe Resumption of Bariatric Surgery and Rejects Concept that it’s an Elective Procedure

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Calls for Safe Resumption of Bariatric Surgery and Rejects Concept that it’s an Elective Procedure

| August 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

by Matt Hutter, MD, MBA, MPH Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeon in the Department of Surgery; Director, Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts; President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: Matt Hutter, MD, […]

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Raising the Standard: The Impact of the COVID-19 Response on Bariatric Surgery

Raising the Standard: The Impact of the COVID-19 Response on Bariatric Surgery

| June 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

by Andrew T. Bates, MD, FACS; Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Bates is Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Southside Hospital, Hofstra/Northwell in New York, New York. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair, Department of Surgery, Southside Hospital; Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health […]

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IS Today Wednesday???

IS Today Wednesday???

| May 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 Colleagues: I hope you are all staying safe and healthy. Growing up, teaching our kids the days of […]

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Coping with Stress During COVID-19: What Bariatric Patients Need to Know

Coping with Stress During COVID-19: What Bariatric Patients Need to Know

| May 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

by Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, and Lydia C. Alexander, MD, FOMA Dr. Bays is Medical Director and President of the Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Alexander practices obesity medicine at Kaiser Permanente Medical Weight Management Group in San Francisco, California. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Harold Bays, MD, FOMA […]

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