Bariatric Times

AUG 2017

A peer-reviewed, evidence-based journal that promotes clinical development and metabolic insights in total bariatric patient care for the healthcare professional

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36 Bariatric Times Buyers Guide 2017 Bariatric Times • August 2017 P RACTICE MANAGEMENT TOOLS CONTINUED OBESITY ACTION COALITION (OAC) Your Weight Matters National Convention The Your Weight Matters National Convention is a three-day educational event dedicated to providing patients with evidence-based weight management strategies. Your Weight Matters Magazine Each issue features information on a range of weight-related topics with features on associated conditions, childhood obesity, nutrition, and more. Understanding Your Weight-loss Options Brochure A comprehensive guide to evidence-based weight-loss options, with benefits for each approach – includes bariatric surgeries, intragastic balloons, and more. Understanding Obesity Series Brochures Learn more about obesity, its causes, associated conditions, including treatment options, in this brochure series. MATRIX MEDICAL COMMUNICATIONS, LLC Bariatric Times Bariatric Times is a leading peer-reviewed, monthly journal providing articles on clinical developments and metabolic insights in total bariatric patient care. Print subscriptions are available for free for health professionals in the field within the United States. Subscriptions to Bariatric Times e-Edition and Bariatric Times International e-Edition are also available. E-edition platform formats are inclusive of desktop, laptop, and mobile device, such as cell phone (iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry) and tablet (iPad) applications. Download the Bariatric Times APP—now available in the Apple App Store and Android Marketplace! E ducation and Training continued BARIATRICPAL BariatricPal.com This social network acts as an additional peer support resource for weight loss surgery patients. Joining the BariatricPal.com network allows you to show your support of this community. Patients turn to each other every day for peer-to-peer support, including tips on diet and exercise, pre-surgery expectations and post-surgery encouragement. BariatricPal.com complements your efforts to promote patient health. Patient Engagement CARECREDIT CareCredit Patient Financing CareCredit, a healthcare credit card, is a financing solution patients can use to pay their deductible, copay, and coinsurance for bariatric surgical procedure or treatment. With CareCredit, you receive payment in two business days, helping to reduce billing and collection expenses while increasing cash flow. Patient Financing Marketing Services Website/Internet/Virtual Services BARIATRICPAL BariatricPal.com This social network acts as an additional peer support resource for weight loss surgery patients. Joining the BariatricPal.com network allows you to show your support of this community. Patients turn to each other every day for peer-to-peer support, including tips on diet and exercise, pre-surgery expectations and post-surgery encouragement. BariatricPal.com complements your efforts to promote patient health. Challenges of Caring for the Obese Patient A case study-based textbook that teaches multidisciplinary clinicians a humanistic a pproach to treating patients with obesity through education on relevant topics. Continuing education credits available. The Emotional First Aid Kit: A Practical Guide to Life After Bariatric Surgery (Second E dition) A book written specifically for weight loss surgery patients to teach them the psychological tricks of the trade to help make their weight loss journey successful. Micronutrition for the Weight Loss Surgery P atient Written for healthcare professionals who care for weight loss surgery patients, this is a practical manual for the prevention, d iagnosis, and treatment of nutritional deficiencies. N utrition Health Review The Consumer's Medical Journal ™ Nutrition Health Review is a quarterly magazine that sorts and summarizes e vidence-based information on healthy living for consumers, including nutrition, exercise, medical care, and mental health. Weight Loss Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Approach This compendium answers the need for a current and authoritative reference text in bariatric care, aiding the entire bariatric team in providing effective, coordinated, and integrated care to the weight loss surgery (WLS) patient. Written by renowned thought leaders in their respective specialties. E vidence-based Approach to Minimally I nvasive Surgery 2nd Edition A review of scientific literature in the field of minimally invasive surgery. Each chapter i ncludes a summary of the current m anagement strategy for the disease process, review of published literature on the topic, and a summary of potential changes in the t reatment algorithm. LAP-BAND Companion Handbook A comprehensive guide for LAP-BAND p atients and those who are considering the procedure. Pertinent information relevant to making the decision whether or not to have the surgery and what to expect post surgery. I ncludes information on diet, nutrition, band adjustments, and exercise, as well as testimonials and additional sources for information and finding a bariatric surgeon. O besity Surgery: Patient Safety and Best Practices This text is designed to meet the education n eeds of a highly diverse mix of target audiences, increasing its effectiveness in providing healthcare professionals with the most current information on patient safety and best practice options, and maximizing the impact on curbing this epidemic and improving the quality of life for patients. SAGES Pearls: Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy With the evolution of bariatric surgery, Sleeve gastrectomy now ranks as one of the definitive surgical solutions to help patients lose weight. As with many surgical procedures, there are nuances to the techniques and in this video the techniques of the eight steps of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy are demonstrated by expert bariatric surgeons. SAGES Pearls: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass This DVD presents the Roux-en-Y procedure broken down into core steps. Each of 12 master surgeons demonstrate their tips and tricks for successful outcomes. Procedures are narrated and include written commentary. An excellent training resource, particularly for residents and surgeons looking to fine tune their laparoscopic skills Textbook of Simulation: Skills and Team Training An excellent review of current technology and its application to curricula in the skills lab. There is also a comprehensive section on use of simulators in specialty training applications. OBESITY MEDICINE ASSOCIATION Obesity Algorithm Combining clinically and scientifically proven methods, this free practical resource helps clinicians navigate the steps involved in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating patients with obesity. Download the Obesity Algorithm for free at www.ObesityAlgorithm.org. Obesity Medicine 2018 30 CME • April 4–8, 2018 • San Diego, CA www.ObesityMedicineConference.org Obesity Medicine 2018 is the leading conference for clinical education on obesity treatment and practice management. Clinicians will gain practical tools for optimizing obesity treatment using individualized approaches and running a sustainable obesity medicine clinic. OBESITY MEDICINE ASSOCIATION Find a Clinician Database at FindObesityTreatment.org Patients and referring providers can easily search for an obesity medicine clinician in their area at www.FindObesityTreatment.org. Listing a practice is free for members of the Obesity Medicine Association. Overcoming Obesity 2018 30 CME • Sept. 26–30, 2018 • Orlando, FL www.Overcoming-Obesity.org O vercoming Obesity 2018 is the largest gathering of obesity medicine clinicians in the country, bringing together the foremost experts and those who want to learn effective, evidence-based treatments for o besity and obesity-related conditions. Physicians can also prepare for certification in obesity medicine at the leading Review Course for the ABOM Exam. O besity Medicine Academy A ccess all the clinical education and resources you need to effectively treat obesity at www.OMAcademy.org. The Academy's library contains more than 200 on-demand presentations and materials covering evidence-based approaches for treating obesity and obesity-related conditions.

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