Tag: obesity

Weight Bias, Prejudice, and Stigma in Obesity—Still Among Us and Possibly Worse Than Ever!

Weight Bias, Prejudice, and Stigma in Obesity—Still Among Us and Possibly Worse Than Ever!

| April 1, 2020

by ADRIAN DAN, MD, FACS, FASMBS 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 article. Perspectives […]

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IFSO: A Closer Look at a Global Network of Bariatric Surgeons, Part 3

IFSO: A Closer Look at a Global Network of Bariatric Surgeons, Part 3

| April 1, 2020

TRACY MARTINEZ, RN, BSN, CBN IFSO Integrated Health Committee, Immediate Past Chair; Wittgrove Bariatric Center, Del Mar, California. MARY O’KANE, RD, MSc, FBDA IFSO Integrated Health Committee Chair; Consultant Dietitian, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust SILVIA LEITE FARIA, MSc, PhD IFSO Integrated Health Vice Chair; Post-doctoral researcher at University of Brasília, Gastrocirurgia de Brasilia Clinic, […]

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The Increasing Prevalence and Dangerous Association Between Obesity and Atrial Fibrillation

The Increasing Prevalence and Dangerous Association Between Obesity and Atrial Fibrillation

| March 1, 2020

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-March2020 (This activity is approved for nurses only). Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by March 1, 2021. Participants must answer at least 70% of […]

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Novel Behavioral Approaches to Postoperative Weight Regain: Acceptance-based Behavioral Treatments

Novel Behavioral Approaches to Postoperative Weight Regain: Acceptance-based Behavioral Treatments

| March 1, 2020

by Lauren E. Bradley, PhD Dr. Bradley is with the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: A substantial subset of patients with obesity experience weight regain […]

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Revisional Surgery Evaluation and Contraindications

Revisional Surgery Evaluation and Contraindications

| March 1, 2020

by Marguerite Dunham, CRNP, FNP, MSN, CBN Ms. Dunham is Program Coordinator for the Institute for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Abington-Jefferson Health in Abington, Pennsylvania. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Bariatric surgery is considered to be an effective […]

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Beyond BMI: How Surgeons Can Better Assess Patients with Obesity

Beyond BMI: How Surgeons Can Better Assess Patients with Obesity

| February 1, 2020

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 President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(2):19–20. As the country’s obesity epidemic […]

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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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