Weight Management: How to Introduce Medical Management Weight Loss Into Your Practice Pt. 2

In this video, Marina Kurian, MD, gives an in-depth analysis about the various weight loss medications that have been prescribed to patients. The medications discussed include: Phentermine, Lomaira, Qsymia, Belviq and more.

This is a continuation from the first “How to Introduce Medical Management Weight Loss Into Your Practice” video.

Disclaimer: These materials are presented by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, regarding the surgical treatment for obesity or metabolic disease. The documents presented are based on current clinical experience and medical evidence available at this time. The materials are not definitive, and are not the recommendations of the Society. The documents and their contents are not intended as, and cannot not be construed as, stating or establishing a local, regional, or national standard of care.

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June 2018 ASMBS Advocacy Report

Prepared by Christopher Gallagher, ASMBS Washington Representative

At the time of this report, the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) was aggressively campaigning to secure support and passage for Resolution 201 (A-18), entitled “Removing Barriers to Obesity Treatment.” To date, the OMA has lined up a number of supporting groups, including the Colorado delegation, the Minority Affairs Section, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the Endocrine Society, American College of…

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May 25, 2018

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Optimizing Your Practice

Makram Gedeon, MD, discusses how measuring data can help you assess the performance of your program and plan for your practice’s growth. 

Dr. Gedeon divides the video into four segments: (1) what metrics a program might monitor, (2) how dashboards make it east to stay informed and engaged, (3) how to use data to budget volumes for the coming year, and (4) how data can help position your program in the market and plan for growth. 

Disclaimer: These materials are presented by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, regarding the surgical treatment for obesity or metabolic disease. The documents presented are based on current clinical experience and medical evidence available at this time. The materials are not definitive, and are not the recommendations of the Society. The documents and their contents are not intended as, and cannot not be construed as, stating or establishing a local, regional, or national standard of care.

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ASMBS Privacy Policy

After extensive research and analysis, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) has updated our policies to be compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The ASMBS has implemented a privacy policy and it will change how you receive emails. Please read this email in its entirety as it contains important updates to how European Union (EU) citizens receive emails.

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May 2018 ASMBS Advocacy Report

Prepared by Christopher Gallagher, ASMBS Washington Representative

On April 23, the Obesity Care Advocacy Network (OCAN) submitted comments in response to the February 21, 2018 proposed regulations that the Trump Administration released regarding short-term, limited-duration health insurance plans.

According to the proposed regulations, the rule would amend the definition of short-term, limited-duration insurance to include those offering a maximum coverage period of less than 12 months and that “this action is being taken to lengthen…

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ASMBS / SAGES Bariatric Endoscopy Verification Certificate

ASMBS and SAGES have worked together to develop a verification process for members with experience in performing bariatric endoscopy to verify they have acquired the necessary skills to perform these procedures. We believe strongly that surgeons should be performing endoscopy and hope to further strengthen our important role in endoscopic treatment of bariatric patients.

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Celebrate Vitamins

At Celebrate®, we meet and will continue to meet ASMBS (the premier authority on bariatric science and nutrition) guidelines, so you can always rely on us and trust in our products.

Our products come in many different forms and flavors to afford you the options you need to find the right fit for you and your journey. We are committed to ensuring the highest quality, and we work hard to keep our products both tasty…

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