Tag: obesity

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

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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Raising the Standard: The Joy and Privilege of a Surgical Career: An Overview of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2018

Raising the Standard: The Joy and Privilege of a Surgical Career: An Overview of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2018

| December 1, 2018

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS  This column is dedicated to highlighting a broad range of quality issues in bariatric surgery. Dr. Gadaleta is Associate Chair, Chief of General Surgery, MBS Director, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health, Manhasset, New York. Dr. Petrick is Quality Director, Geisinger Surgical […]

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Obesity Medicine Association Takes “Science of Hope” Message to Capitol Hill

Obesity Medicine Association Takes “Science of Hope” Message to Capitol Hill

| December 1, 2018

by Claudia Randall Executive Director of the Obesity Medicine Association, Denver, Colorado. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author is the executive director of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(12):14. Can the medical profession overcome obesity? That proposition was the central theme of the Obesity Medicine Association’s (OMA) recent Overcoming […]

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Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity—Nursing Accredited

Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity—Nursing Accredited

| November 1, 2018

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions: Visit https://tinyurl.com/BTCE-ProteinNursing to access the post-test Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by November 1, 2020. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit for the […]

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Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity—Dietitian Accredited

Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity—Dietitian Accredited

| November 1, 2018

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for dietitians. Earn 1.0 CPEU. Course Instructions: Visit https://tinyurl.com/BTCE-ProteinDietitians to access the post-test Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by November 1, 2021. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit for the activity […]

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The Fifth Annual National Obesity Collaborative Care Summit

The Fifth Annual National Obesity Collaborative Care Summit

| November 1, 2018

by Marina Kurian, MD, FASMBS Dr. Kurian is from New York University Langone Health, Department of Surgery, New York, New York. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(11):10–11. The National Obesity Collaborative Care Summit is an […]

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Which Bariatric Surgery is Best for My Patient? Guiding Patients Toward Optimal Surgical Treatment for Obesity While Supporting Autonomy

Which Bariatric Surgery is Best for My Patient? Guiding Patients Toward Optimal Surgical Treatment for Obesity While Supporting Autonomy

| November 1, 2018

by Gretchen E. Ames, PhD, ABPP; Matthew M. Clark, PhD, ABPP; Karen B. Grothe, PhD, ABPP; Maria L. Collazo-Clavell, MD; and Enrique F. Elli, MD Drs. Ames and Elli are with the Division of General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida. Drs. Clark and Grothe are with the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, […]

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Fasting versus Carb-Loading: What’s the Evidence for Your Enhanced Recovery after Bariatric Surgery Program?

Fasting versus Carb-Loading: What’s the Evidence for Your Enhanced Recovery after Bariatric Surgery Program?

| November 1, 2018

by Liz Goldenberg, MPH, RD, CDN Ms. Goldenberg is with New-York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell College of  Medicine of Cornell University, Department of Surgery, New York, New York Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(11):28–29. This […]

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Medical Student Notebook: Smoking-associated Postoperative Complications of Bariatric Surgery: A Review

Medical Student Notebook: Smoking-associated Postoperative Complications of Bariatric Surgery: A Review

| October 1, 2018

by Hemen Muleta, BA Column editor Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts Featured student Hemen Muleta, BA Medical Student, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the […]

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Diabesity: The Worldwide Twin Epidemics of Obesity and Diabetes

Diabesity: The Worldwide Twin Epidemics of Obesity and Diabetes

| September 1, 2018

This activity expired September 1, 2020. Course Overview: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a major public health problem that is significantly linked to another worldwide epidemic—obesity. Over the decades, as metabolic syndrome and metabolic surgery began rising to the forefront, the words “diabetes” and “obesity” were eventually unified to create the new, more descriptive […]

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