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Obesity and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Obesity and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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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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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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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Overcoming Obesity 2015 Offers Comprehensive Education About All Areas of Obesity Medicine for up to 30 Hours of CME

Overcoming Obesity 2015 Offers Comprehensive Education About All Areas of Obesity Medicine for up to 30 Hours of CME

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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Is There Room for Functional Foods and Phyto Supplements in the Bariatric Patient Population?

Is There Room for Functional Foods and Phyto Supplements in the Bariatric Patient Population?

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Silvia Leite Faria, MSc, RD, PhD; Orlando Pereira Faria, MD; Fernanda Prates, and Larissa Berber Silvia Leite Faria, MSc, RD, PhD, Orlando Pereira Faria, MD, Fernanda Prates, and Larissa Berber are from Gastrocirurgia de Brasília, Brazil. Dr. S. Faria is also a researcher at the University of Brasilia, Nutrition Department, Brazil. Bariatric Times. 2015;12(9):13–16. […]

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Are Expanded Obesity Treatment Avenues Coming for Medicare Beneficiaries?

Are Expanded Obesity Treatment Avenues Coming for Medicare Beneficiaries?

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Christopher Gallagher Christopher Gallagher is Washington Coordinator, Obesity Care Continuum. Bariatric Times. 2015;12(6):11. May was a very good month for advocacy efforts to expand coverage for obesity treatment avenues for Medicare Beneficiaries. Two major events occurred on Capitol Hill during May 2015—one on the House side and the other across the Hill in the […]

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Experts Gather to Educate Healthcare Providers about Obesity

Experts Gather to Educate Healthcare Providers about Obesity

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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