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

Published June 2018

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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Optimizing Your Practice

Published May 2018

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

Published May 2018

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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ASMBS / SAGES Bariatric Endoscopy Verification Certificate

Published May 2018

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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Weight Management: How to Introduce Medical Management Weight Loss Into Your Practice

Published April 2018

Marina Kurian, MD, examines multiple opportunities to incorporate medical managed weight loss in your practice. She discusses the balance between generating revenue for new medicine and keeping the integrity of your practice. 

Also, Dr. Kurian explores vitamins, protein shakes, supplements and medications that she prescribes to weight loss patients. 

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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