Tag: obesity

Journal Watch—Obesity and Cardiovascular Health

Journal Watch—Obesity and Cardiovascular Health

| January 1, 2017

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research THIS MONTH’S TOPIC: Obesity and Cardiovascular Health Long-term effects of bariatric surgery on peripheral endothelial function and coronary microvascular function. Tarzia P, Lanza GA, Sestito A, et al. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2017 Jan 2. [Epub ahead of print] Synopsis: In this study, […]

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CE for Nurses: Clinical Pearls for Weight  Maintenance Following Bariatric Surgery

CE for Nurses: Clinical Pearls for Weight Maintenance Following Bariatric Surgery

| November 1, 2016

This CE is currently expired. *This is a Complimentary Clinical Nursing Education Activity* Nurses: Earn 1 Contact Hour. Complimentary Continuing Education Course: Clinical Pearls for Weight Maintenance Following Bariatric Surgery Take the test at http://tinyurl.com/BTCENovember2016 Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by November 1, 2017. Participants must answer […]

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Saxenda as a Treatment Option for Chronic Weight Management—A Review

Saxenda as a Treatment Option for Chronic Weight Management—A Review

| June 1, 2016

This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. 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 Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program for Childhood […]

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Obesity and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Obesity and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

| May 1, 2016

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Obesity and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) by Ofer Fass, BS, BHS […]

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An Unusual Late Complication following Open Undivided Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| May 1, 2016

by Wasef Abu-Jaish, MD, FACS; Tristan McKnight, MS-III; Conor O’Neill, MD Dr. Abu-Jaish is from The University of Vermont College of Medicine and The University of Vermont Medical Center. Mr. McKnight is a third-year medical student at The University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. O’Neill is a PGY III surgical resident at The University […]

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Meralgia Paresthetica in Patients with Obesity

Meralgia Paresthetica in Patients with Obesity

| April 1, 2016

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Meralgia Paresthetica in Patients with Obesity by David J. Lee Medical […]

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Journal Watch—Measuring Obesity and  Metabolic Health

Journal Watch—Measuring Obesity and Metabolic Health

| April 1, 2016

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research THIS MONTH’S TOPIC: Measuring Obesity and Metabolic Health Relationship among body fat percentage, body mass index, and all-cause mortality: a cohort study. Padwal R, Leslie WD, Lix LM, Majumdar SR. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Mar 8. [Epub ahead of print] Synopsis: Researchers from […]

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Is Bariatric Surgery Protective against Breast and Endometrial Cancers for Women?

Is Bariatric Surgery Protective against Breast and Endometrial Cancers for Women?

| December 1, 2015

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Is Bariatric Surgery Protective against Breast and Endometrial Cancers for Women? […]

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Bariatric Surgery and Low Back Pain

Bariatric Surgery and Low Back Pain

| November 1, 2015

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Bariatric Surgery and Low Back Pain by Victor D. Babatunde […]

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Vagal Blocking Therapy:  An Overview of How it Works and Review of Available Literature

Vagal Blocking Therapy: An Overview of How it Works and Review of Available Literature

| October 8, 2015

This column investigates current research in the surgical and clinical aspects of obesity treatment and educates bariatric care professionals on the most up-to-date information on emerging technologies in the field. This month: Vagal Blocking Therapy: An Overview of How it Works and Review of Available Literature by Sagar V. Mehta, MD St. Luke’s Weight Management […]

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