Tag: obesity

Far from the “Easy Way Out”: Early Psychological Complications of Bariatric Surgery

Far from the “Easy Way Out”: Early Psychological Complications of Bariatric Surgery

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Kasey P.S. Goodpaster, PhD Dr. Goodpaster is with the Cleveland Clinic Bariatric & Metabolic Institute in Cleveland, Ohio. Funding: No funding was provided Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Bariatric surgery is the most durable and effective treatment option for morbid obesity, and patients […]

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Letter to the Editor: Tackling Weight Bias from All Sources

Letter to the Editor: Tackling Weight Bias from All Sources

| May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Peter D. Vash, MD, MPH, FTOS Dr. Vash is the past executive medical director of The Lindora Medical Clinics and an assistant clinical professor of medicine at UCLA Medical Center. He has served as president for the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP), now known as the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA), and has served […]

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4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Focuses on Barriers to Utilization of Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery and Hosts the First-Ever Joint Consensus Conference on Obesity & Diabetes Stigma

4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Focuses on Barriers to Utilization of Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery and Hosts the First-Ever Joint Consensus Conference on Obesity & Diabetes Stigma

| April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

For Immediate Release – April 4, 2019 Contact: Rachel Zeevy; Kenes Group rzeevy@kenes.com Tel: +972-52-5884470 4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Focuses on Barriers to Utilization of Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery and Hosts the First-Ever Joint Consensus Conference on Obesity & Diabetes Stigma 45 Leading Global Societies and 90 World-Renowned Experts to Gather […]

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Weight Bias Among Healthcare Providers: We have Met the Enemy and it is Us

Weight Bias Among Healthcare Providers: We have Met the Enemy and it is Us

| March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

This activity expired March 1, 2021. Course Overview This article reviews up-to-date data related to the issue of weight bias, particularly how it is experienced by individuals and how it might be promulgated by healthcare providers. The abundant literature shows that nearly all types of healthcare professionals evidence weight bias, both implicit and explicit, which […]

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Iron Nutrition and Metabolic Surgery: The Next Quality Improvement Challenge

Iron Nutrition and Metabolic Surgery: The Next Quality Improvement Challenge

| March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Peter N. Benotti, MD; G. Craig Wood, MS; and Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Drs. Benotti, Wood, and Still are with the Geisinger Obesity Institute, Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. […]

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Aspiration Therapy—An Emerging Endoscopic Device for Treatment of Obesity

Aspiration Therapy—An Emerging Endoscopic Device for Treatment of Obesity

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Dilhana Badurdeen, MD; Margo Dunlap, RN; Michael Schweitzer, MD; and Vivek Kumbhari, MD Drs. Badurdeen, Dunlap, and Kumbhari are with the Division of Gastroenterology and Dr. Schweitzer is with the Division of Surgery—all with Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, Maryland. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Dr. Khumbari is a consultant for Medtronic (Minneapolis, […]

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Bariatric Surgery and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Bariatric Surgery and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Joseph R. Giacolone, BS; Isabella Guajardo, BA; Samuel Torres Landa, MD; Octavia Picket Blakely, MD, MHS; Noel N. Williams, MD; and Kristoffel R. Dumon, MD Mr. Giacolone and Ms. Guajardo are with Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Landa is from Oregon Health & Science in Portland, Oregon. Drs. Picket Blakely, […]

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Long QT Syndrome and Risk for Hypoglycemia in a Postbariatric Surgery Patient

Long QT Syndrome and Risk for Hypoglycemia in a Postbariatric Surgery Patient

| January 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Roselyn Cristelle Mateo, MD, MS, and Mary Elizabeth Patti, MD Dr. Mateo is with the Division of Endocrinology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Joslin Diabetes Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Patti is with the Division of Endocrinology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Joslin Diabetes Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Funding: Dr. […]

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Impact of a Hub-and-spokes Healthcare Model for Obesity Treatment Improving Patient Care through Affordability in the Veneto Region, Italy

Impact of a Hub-and-spokes Healthcare Model for Obesity Treatment Improving Patient Care through Affordability in the Veneto Region, Italy

| January 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Mirto Foletto, MD; Luca Busetto, MD; Roberto Vettor, MD; Claudio Pilerci, MD; and Domenico Mantoan, MD Drs. Foletto, Busetto, and Vettor are from the Department of Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy. Drs. Pilerci and Mantoan are from Health and Social Services of the Veneto Region in Venice, Italy. FUNDING: No funding was provided […]

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Socioeconomic Factors Impacting Obesity Care: Identifying and Addressing Challenges in Clinical Practice

Socioeconomic Factors Impacting Obesity Care: Identifying and Addressing Challenges in Clinical Practice

| December 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

by Katie Chapmon, MS, RD Kaiser Permanente, West Los Angeles Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Abstract: Individual health behaviors, clinical care, and physical environment are all influenced by social and economic factors. […]

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