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The Battle for Access to Care for Treatment of Obesity

The Battle for Access to Care for Treatment of Obesity

| April 6, 2010 | 1 Comment

by Robin Blackstone, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Blackstone is the Medical Director at Scottsdale Healthcare Bariatric Center in Scottsdale, Arizona, and is Co-Chair of Access to Care Committee and Secretary/Treasurer for the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(4):11–15

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Diabetes Surgery: What Have We Learned?

| April 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Ricardo Cohen, MD Dr. Cohen is from the Center of Excellence of Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Disorders, Oswaldo Cruz Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil Financial Disclosures: Dr. Cohen has no financial disclosures relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(4):23–25

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Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding and Type 2 Diabetes

| March 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

An Interview with Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Ponce is the Medical Director for the Bariatric Surgery program at Hamilton Medical Center, Dalton, Georgia and Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tennessee. He is the Chair of the ASMBS Insurance Committee, Vice-President of the ASMBS Tennessee State Chapter, and Member-At-Large of the ASMBS Executive Council. Dr. Ponce […]

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Overweight but Undernourished: Refeeding Syndrome after Bariatric Surgery

Overweight but Undernourished: Refeeding Syndrome after Bariatric Surgery

| March 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

by Lucy Jones, BSC, Hons, RD Ms. Jones is Specialist Bariatric Dietitian, Clinical Nutrition Department at The Whittington Hospital, London, United Kingdom. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(3):18–21

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Initial Outcomes Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in 292 Patients as a Single-stage Procedure for Morbid Obesity

Initial Outcomes Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in 292 Patients as a Single-stage Procedure for Morbid Obesity

| February 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Alex Gandsas, MD, MBA, FACS; Christina Li, MD; Marvin Tan, MD; Adrian Barbul, MD Dr. Gandsas is Professor of Surgery, Chair of the Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, New Jersey. Drs. Li, Tan, and Barbul are from Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland. […]

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Treatment Considerations for Osteoarthritic Knee Pain in Patients with Obesity

| January 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

by James Choi, MD; Jonathan Schaffer, MD, MBA Bariatric Times. 2010;7(1):12–14

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The Relationship between Birth Order, Obesity, and Bariatric Surgery:  Preliminary Data Analysis

The Relationship between Birth Order, Obesity, and Bariatric Surgery: Preliminary Data Analysis

| December 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Sabrina Krum, MS; Cynthia Alexander, PsyD; and Craig Marker, PhD Ms. Krum is completing her doctoral work at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Marker is a professor at Nova Southeastern University and the University of Miami. Dr. Alexander, is a psychologist with the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute at Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida.

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Obesity and Cancer: The Meaning of Patient Advocacy

Obesity and Cancer: The Meaning of Patient Advocacy

| November 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

This is a CE-accredited article. The timeline for submitting the post-test for this article has expired. ABSTRACT According to a recent analysis by the American Institute for Cancer Research, about 100,500 new cases of cancer are thought to be caused by obesity every year. This study which is the most comprehensive attempt ever to estimate […]

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