Bariatric Times

FEB 2015

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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C l i n i c a l D e v e l o p m e n t s a n d M e t a b o l i c I n s i g h t s i n To t a l B a r i a t r i c P a t i e n t C a r e V olume 12, Number 2 February 2015 A P e e r - R e v i e w e d P u b l i c a t i o n JOURNAL WATCH ............................26 MARKETPLACE ...............................28 CARTOON CORNER .........................28 AD INDEX ........................................30 W W W . B A R I A T R I C T I M E S . C O M LIKE us on Facebook • FOLLOW us on Twitter • CONNECT with us on LinkedIn Presorted Standard U.S. Postage PAID Lebanon Junction, KY Permit #344 CELEBRATING OUR 11 TH YEAR OF PUBLISHING EXCELLENCE! ITunes Google (Android) Download the BT app for your mobile device! Scan this QR code with your QR reader for the digital edition of Bariatric Times. ASK THE LEADERSHIP Page 24 COLUMN EDITOR Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS FEATURED STUDENT Gordon Bae Impact of Bariatric Surgery on the Severity of Psoriasis INTRODUCTION The prevalence of obesity continues to be a staggering figure in the United States. Obesity is defined by a having body mass index (BMI) > 30kg/m 2 and currently 34.9 percent of adults, 16.9 percent of youth, and 8.1 percent of infants in the US are obese. 1,2 Obesity is associated with many life- threatening medical co- morbidities such as heart disease and diabetes, costing the US healthcare system an estimated $147 billion dollars in 2008 alone. 3 However, obesity is also associated with numerous severely debilitating but not life threatening conditions. T h e M E D I C A L S T U D E N T N o t e b o o k EDITORIAL MESSAGE .......................3 EDITORIAL BOARD ............................5 Inside ASK THE LEADERSHIP ......................8 The ASMBS Presidency Entrance Interview of Dr. John Morton NUTRITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE BARIATRIC PATIENT .................10 Noninsulinoma Pancreatogenous Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia in Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Patients ASMBS FOUNDATION UPDATE ........14 NEWS AND TRENDS ........................16 CHECKLISTS IN BARIATRIC SURGERY ......................23 Reducing Readmission after Bariatric Surgery THE MEDICAL STUDENT NOTEBOOK ......................24 Impact of Bariatric Surgery on the Severity of Psoriasis Continued on Page 8 JOHN M. MORTON, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, and President, ASMBS PARALLEL EVOLUTION: One Surgeon and One Society The ASMBS Presidency Entrance Interview of Dr. John Morton This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery.

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