Tag: obesity

Successful Endoscopic Closure of a Sleeve Gastrectomy Fistula by an Integrated Multidisciplinary Team: A Case Report

Successful Endoscopic Closure of a Sleeve Gastrectomy Fistula by an Integrated Multidisciplinary Team: A Case Report

| April 1, 2021

by Matthew J. Ashbrook, MD, MPH; R. Daniel Lawson, MD; Gordon G. Wisbach, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Jonathan R. Gower, MD; and Kyle D. Gadbois, MD, FACS, FASMBS Drs. Ashbrook, Wisbach, Gower, and Gadbois are with the Department of General Surgery, and Drs. Lawson, Wisbach, Gower, and Gadbois are also with the Combined Endoscopy Center, at […]

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Weight Loss Maintenance

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Weight Loss Maintenance

| March 1, 2021

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-March2021 (This activity is approved for nurses only).  Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by March 1, 2022. Participants must answer at least 70% of […]

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Obesity and Nutrition: How Bariatric Surgeons Can Advance Outcomes

Obesity and Nutrition: How Bariatric Surgeons Can Advance Outcomes

| March 1, 2021

by Sandra Christensen, MSN, ARNP, FOMA Ms. Christensen is a board-certified nurse practitioner and the owner of Integrative Medical Weight Management in Seattle, Washington. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(3):20 National Nutrition Month reminds us of the important […]

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Health Education Week Highlights Advancements and Opportunities in Obesity Medicine

Health Education Week Highlights Advancements and Opportunities in Obesity Medicine

| October 1, 2020

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. 2020;17(10):21 This year, National Health Education […]

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Intuitive Eating is Associated with a Healthier Relationship with Food in Postsurgical Bariatric Patients

Intuitive Eating is Associated with a Healthier Relationship with Food in Postsurgical Bariatric Patients

| September 1, 2020

by Narmin Virani, RDN, CSOWM; Kasey P.S. Goodpaster, PhD; and Richard Perugini, MD, FACS Ms. Virani and Dr. Perugini are with the University of Massachusetts Memorial Bariatric Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. Dr. Goodpaster is with the Cleveland Clinic Bariatric and Metabolic Institute in Cleveland, Ohio. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no […]

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A Synergy Opportunity: Treating Patients with Diabetes and Obesity

A Synergy Opportunity: Treating Patients with Diabetes and Obesity

| September 1, 2020

by Nicholas Pennings, DO FOMA Dr. Pennings is Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine and director of the Campbell University Health Center in Lillington, North Carolina. Dr. Pennings also serves as Executive Director of Clinical Education for the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(9):19–20 The rise of obesity […]

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An Incomplete Prescription: The Limitations of “Eat Less, Move More” in Obesity Treatment

An Incomplete Prescription: The Limitations of “Eat Less, Move More” in Obesity Treatment

| July 1, 2020

by Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, FOMA Dr. Fitch is the Associate Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center and faculty at the Harvard Medical School. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Fitch serves as Vice President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(7):20–21 The number of American adults living with obesity has […]

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What Bariatric Surgeons Need to Know About Mental Health After Weight Loss

What Bariatric Surgeons Need to Know About Mental Health After Weight Loss

| June 1, 2020

by Sandra Christensen, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC, FOMA Ms. Christensen is with Integrative Medical Weight Management in Seattle, Washington, and is a fellow and member of the Board of Trustees for the Obesity Medicine Association. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Ms. Christensen is a fellow and member of the Board of Trustees for the Obesity […]

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Treating Obesity First Effectively Addresses Associated Conditions and Other Key Takeaways from the Obesity Medicine Association’s 2020 Overcoming Obesity Summit

Treating Obesity First Effectively Addresses Associated Conditions and Other Key Takeaways from the Obesity Medicine Association’s 2020 Overcoming Obesity Summit

| June 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 the President of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA). Bariatric Times. 2020;17(6):19 More than 650 […]

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Simultaneous Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair and Bariatric Surgery: Case Series Report with Video

Simultaneous Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair and Bariatric Surgery: Case Series Report with Video

| May 1, 2020

by Enrique Arias, MD, FACS; Francisco Ruiz, MD; Mario Urquiza, MD; and Gustavo Portillo, MD Drs. Arias, Ruiz, Urquiza, and Portillo are with Obesity El Salvador in San Salvador, El Salvador. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT:  Background. Morbid obesity […]

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