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National Liver Awareness Month: Be Aware of NAFLD in Patients with Obesity!

National Liver Awareness Month: Be Aware of NAFLD in Patients with Obesity!

| October 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP The 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, Since October is National Liver Awareness Month, I thought I would again take this opportunity to […]

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In Memoriam, Dr. Harvey Sugerman

In Memoriam, Dr. Harvey Sugerman

| September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

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, On August 9, 2020, we lost a giant in surgery. […]

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OAC’s Sponsored Membership Program is a Gift that Keeps on Giving….to Your Patients!

OAC’s Sponsored Membership Program is a Gift that Keeps on Giving….to Your Patients!

| September 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: Last month, I had the privilege of participating in the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC)’s Your Weight Matters […]

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For Whom the Bells Toll: The Importance of Inclusion in Fighting COVID-19

For Whom the Bells Toll: The Importance of Inclusion in Fighting COVID-19

| August 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

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, I was hoping that by now the COVID-19 pandemic would […]

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Weight Gain/Regain Following the COVID-19 Quarantine is not Only Common, it’s Expected

Weight Gain/Regain Following the COVID-19 Quarantine is not Only Common, it’s Expected

| August 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: As we begin to “Go Green” and come out of our homes and get back to our […]

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News and Notes from July 2020 Issue of BT

News and Notes from July 2020 Issue of BT

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

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, Welcome to another issue of Bariatric Times! We are excited to […]

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Helping Patients Set and Achieve Realistic Goals for Weight Loss Post COVID-19

Helping Patients Set and Achieve Realistic Goals for Weight Loss Post COVID-19

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

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: As we begin to see patients returning from being quarantined for the last several months, many patients might […]

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The Bluest of the White Collars

The Bluest of the White Collars

| June 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

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, We have all just experienced the greatest upheaval in healthcare in […]

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Bariatric Surgery: Elective?? Tier 1, 2, or 3???

Bariatric Surgery: Elective?? Tier 1, 2, or 3???

| June 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: The sun is rising over our country, and we are finally able to transition to our “new […]

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News and Notes from the May 2020 Issue of BT

News and Notes from the May 2020 Issue of BT

| May 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

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, Welcome to another issue of Bariatric Times. We are still […]

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