Tag: obesity

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

| June 11, 2014

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

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

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

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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Management Overview of Pregnancy Complicated by Maternal Obesity

| March 26, 2014

by Jarin Leavitt, MD, and Jordan H. Perlow, MD Dr. Jarin Leavitt is from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Jordan H. Perlow is Director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, and Partner, Phoenix Perinatal […]

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The Role of the Obesity Medicine Physician

| March 26, 2014

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; and Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE […]

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Myths Associated with Obesity and Bariatric Surgery—Myth 3: “Vertical sleeve gastrectomy is not a metabolic procedure.”

Myths Associated with Obesity and Bariatric Surgery—Myth 3: “Vertical sleeve gastrectomy is not a metabolic procedure.”

| June 17, 2012

Exclusive Series: The Metabolic Applied Research Strategy Initiative Part 4 Myths Associated with  Obesity and Bariatric Surgery—Myth 3: “Vertical sleeve gastrectomy is not a metabolic procedure.” by Randy J. Seeley, PhD; Jason L. Harris, PhD; and Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD Abstract The Metabolic Applied Research Strategy is a multi-year, multi-generational collaborative research program between […]

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Early Complications of 120 Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication Procedures

Early Complications of 120 Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication Procedures

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Youssef Andraos, MD; Dany Ziade, MD; Rana Achcouty, MD; and Mariette Awad, PhD Dr. Andraos is Chief, Department of Bariatric Surgery, Abou Jaoude Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon; Dr. Ziade is Chief, Department of Anesthesiology, Abou Jaoude Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon; Dr. Achcouty is an anesthesiologist, Abou Jaoude Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon; and Professor Awad is Assistant Professor, […]

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Obesity and the Brain: Implications for the Surgeon

| July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Kimberley E. Steele, MD, FACS; Thomas H. Magnuson, MD, FACS; Anne O. Lidor MD, MPH, FACS; Dean F. Wong, MD; and Michael A. Schweitzer, MD, FACS Drs. Steele, Magnuson, Lidor, and Schweitzer are all from the Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Wong is from the Department […]

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Nutrition and the Sleeve Gastrectomy Patient: From Micronutrients to Dietary Patterns

| June 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

by Jacqueline Jacques, ND, and Liz Goldenberg, MPH, RD, CDN Jacqueline Jacques is Chief Science Officer for Bariatric Advantage, and Liz Goldenberg is from New-York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell College of Medicine of Cornell University, Department of Surgery, New York, New York Bariatric Times. 2011;8(6):12–15

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