Tag: obesity

The Case for Metabolic Surgery: Lessons from the 4th World Congress on Therapeutic Interventions for Diabetes

The Case for Metabolic Surgery: Lessons from the 4th World Congress on Therapeutic Interventions for Diabetes

| January 1, 2020

by Adrian Dan, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Column Editor Dr. Dan is Medical Director, Weight Management Institute at Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, and Associate Professor of Surgery at Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this […]

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The Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2019

The Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2019

| January 1, 2020

by Payal Sharma, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CBN Ms. Sharma is a doctoral student at Yale University School of Nursing and Nurse Practitioner in General Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: This policy brief aims to […]

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ASMBS Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek 2019

ASMBS Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek 2019

| December 1, 2019

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the Department of Surgery at Southside Hospital; Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health in Manhasset, New York; and Associate Professor of Surgery at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in […]

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Addressing the Parallel Obesity and Diabetes Epidemics in our Practices

Addressing the Parallel Obesity and Diabetes Epidemics in our Practices

| December 1, 2019

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA, DABOM 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: Craig Primack is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA). Bariatric Times. 2019;16(12):21. The obesity epidemic […]

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Percutaneous Decompressive Jejunostomy for Treatment of Biliary Limb Obstruction After Duodenal Switch­—Case Report

Percutaneous Decompressive Jejunostomy for Treatment of Biliary Limb Obstruction After Duodenal Switch­—Case Report

| November 1, 2019

by David F. Greenbaum, MD, FACS, and Gaurav Sharma, MD Drs. Greenbaum and Sharma are with the Department of Bariatric Surgery, Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly, New Jersey. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Duodenal stump blowout after duodenal […]

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Genetics of Obesity and its Implications for Bariatric Surgery

Genetics of Obesity and its Implications for Bariatric Surgery

| October 1, 2019

by Erik L. Bao, BS Mr. Bao is a medical student at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Obesity is a growing health epidemic that affects over 600 million people worldwide […]

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At the Heart of Severe Obesity: Chronic Heart Failure and the Role of Bariatric Surgery

At the Heart of Severe Obesity: Chronic Heart Failure and the Role of Bariatric Surgery

| September 1, 2019

by Michael W. Foster, MD; Colleen M. Tewksbury, PhD, RD; Gerard Hoeltzel; Noel N. Williams, MD; J. Eduardo Rame, MD, MPhil; and Kristoffel R. Dumon, MD Drs. Foster, Tewksbury, Williams, and Dumon and Mr. Hoeltzel are with the Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery at Penn Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center, and Drs. Foster […]

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Far from the “Easy Way Out”: Early Psychological Complications of Bariatric Surgery

Far from the “Easy Way Out”: Early Psychological Complications of Bariatric Surgery

| August 1, 2019

by Kasey P.S. Goodpaster, PhD Dr. Goodpaster is with the Cleveland Clinic Bariatric & Metabolic Institute in Cleveland, Ohio. Funding: No funding was provided Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Bariatric surgery is the most durable and effective treatment option for morbid obesity, and patients […]

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Letter to the Editor: Tackling Weight Bias from All Sources

Letter to the Editor: Tackling Weight Bias from All Sources

| May 1, 2019

by Peter D. Vash, MD, MPH, FTOS Dr. Vash is the past executive medical director of The Lindora Medical Clinics and an assistant clinical professor of medicine at UCLA Medical Center. He has served as president for the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP), now known as the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA), and has served […]

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4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Focuses on Barriers to Utilization of Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery and Hosts the First-Ever Joint Consensus Conference on Obesity & Diabetes Stigma

4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Focuses on Barriers to Utilization of Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery and Hosts the First-Ever Joint Consensus Conference on Obesity & Diabetes Stigma

| April 1, 2019

For Immediate Release – April 4, 2019 Contact: Rachel Zeevy; Kenes Group rzeevy@kenes.com Tel: +972-52-5884470 4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Focuses on Barriers to Utilization of Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery and Hosts the First-Ever Joint Consensus Conference on Obesity & Diabetes Stigma 45 Leading Global Societies and 90 World-Renowned Experts to Gather […]

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