Podcast Journal Club

Long Term Metabolic Effects of Weight Loss Surgery

August 25, 2022

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Join host Dr. Chase Hendrickson, Vanderbilt Unviersity Medical Center, as he discusses a recent JCEM article with Dr. Dan Bessesen, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes at the University of Colorado, School of Medicine and Dr. Marc-Andre Cornier, Director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases at the Medical University of South Carolina. The article featured this month is from the June 2022 edition of JCEM, “Metabolic Slowing Vanished 5 Years After Sleeve Gastrectomy in Patients With Obesity and Prediabetes/Diabetes.”

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Meet the Speakers

Dan Bessesen and Marc-Andre Cornier

Dan Bessesen, MD, is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes at the University of Colorado, School of Medicine (CUSOM). He is also the Director of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center on the campus of the CUSOM. He is the Program Director for the Fellowship Training Program in Obesity Medicine at the CUSOM and is currently the President of The Obesity Society. He practices general endocrinology at Denver Health Medical Center and does research on body weight regulation and the clinical problem of obesity.

Dr. Cornier is currently Professor of Medicine with Tenure, James A. Keating Endowed Chair in Diabetes, and Director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). At the University of Colorado, Dr. Cornier was Associate Division Head for Endocrinology as well as Associate Director of the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center and an Associate Director of the University of Colorado Obesity Medicine Fellowship Program. Dr Cornier was the Director of the Advanced Lipid Disorders Clinic and Lipoprotein Apheresis Program at University of Colorado Hospital and where he also ran a diabetes clinic. At MUSC he continues to focus on cardiometabolic diseases such as diabetes, lipid disorders and obesity where he is also the medical director of the Diabetes Medical Service and Chair of the Hospital Diabetes Task Force. Dr. Cornier is an active clinical and translational investigator with a primary research interest in understanding the complex regulation of food intake and body weight and in studying optimal interventions for weight management and metabolic health. He has also been involved in clinical trials for investigational treatments for lipid disorders and obesity.

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