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The Case for Metabolic Surgery: Lessons from the 4th World Congress on Therapeutic Interventions for Diabetes

The Case for Metabolic Surgery: Lessons from the 4th World Congress on Therapeutic Interventions for Diabetes

| January 1, 2020

by Adrian Dan, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Column Editor Dr. Dan is Medical Director, Weight Management Institute at Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, and Associate Professor of Surgery at Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this […]

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Does the Role of Metabolic Surgery in Class I Obesity Differ by Race?

| May 15, 2014

by CPT Margaret E. Clark, MD, and LTC (P) Robert B. Lim, MD, FACS Dr. Robert B. Lim, MD, and Margaret E. Clark, MD, are from the Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii. Abstract It has been consistently shown that metabolic surgery improves and controls diabetes and metabolic syndrome in patients with body mass indices […]

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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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