Tag: obesity

Worldwide Obesity: Changing the Trend

| August 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Wendy Scinta, MD, MS Dr. Scinta is Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program for Childhood Obesity, Fayetteville, New York; Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York. Dr. Scinta is also Chief Medical Officer of 3 Pound Health, LLC. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(8):12–14. There is no question that […]

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The American Society of Bariatric Physicians Annual Fall Symposium: Overcoming Obesity: Diagnose. Personalize. Treat.

| August 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Medical Methods in Obesity Treatment This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Column Editors: Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/ Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP Medical Director, Medical […]

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The State of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in Austria

| August 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Trends Around the World The state of obesity and bariatric surgery varies from country to country. In this series, authors from around the world discuss obesity and bariatrics in their country, answering questions on the most recent trends, most frequently performed procedures, access to care, health coverage, requirements, accreditation, and cultural […]

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Orthostatic Intolerance Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy for Morbid Obesity

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Wasef Abu-Jaish, MD, FACS; Reshma Patel, MD; and Mohammad Jafferji, MS IV Dr. Abu-Jaish is Ass. Professor of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine; Co-Director of Bariatric Surgery Program, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Minimally Invasive And Bariatric Surgery, Burlington,Vermont. Dr. Reshma Patel is a surgical resident, Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont […]

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This month: The State of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in Spain

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

An Interview  with Dr. Antonio J. Torres  Bariatric Times. 2014;11(7):14. Dr. Torres is Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Facultad Medicina Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain. The state of obesity and bariatric surgery varies from country to country. In this series, authors from around the world discuss obesity and bariatrics in their […]

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The State of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in the United Kingdom

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

 An Interview with Dr. Ahmed Ahmed Dr. Ahmed is a Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon, Department of Bariatric Surgery, Imperial College Healthcare, Charing Cross Hospital, London, United Kingdom. The state of obesity and bariatric surgery varies from country to country. In this series, authors from around the world discuss obesity and bariatrics in their […]

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Sustaining Patient Engagement in Medical Weight Loss: Staying Connected Through Technology

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Wendy Scinta, MD, MS Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program for Childhood Obesity, Fayetteville, New York; Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York.

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The State of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in Italy

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

This month: The State of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in Italy An Interview with Dr. Mirto Foletto Bariatric Times. 2014;11(5):12–13. Introduction The state of obesity and bariatric surgery varies from country to country. In this series, authors from around the world will discuss obesity and bariatrics in their country, answering questions on the most recent […]

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The State of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in the Nordic Region

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

This month: The State of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in the Nordic Region An Interview with Dr. Magnus Sundbom Bariatric Times. 2014;11(4):8–9. Introduction The state of obesity and bariatric surgery varies from country to country. In this series, authors from around the world will discuss obesity and bariatrics in their country, answering questions on the […]

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From Weight Loss To Health: Changing the Conversation About Obesity Treatment A Prospective from our Industry Partners

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Elliott J. Fegelman, MD, FACS  A native of Cincinnati, Dr. Elliott Fegelman trained as a general surgeon, and has nearly twenty years of surgical practice. His clinical interests focus on minimally invasive approaches to surgical disease, colon cancer, surgical treatment of obesity, and breast disease. He and his generation of surgeons came of age […]

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