Tackling a Head-to-Toe Disease

BARDSTOWN Board-certified surgeon, Robert Farrell, MD, FACS, leads the Weight Loss Surgery program at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown, Kentucky,

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News – Dec 2018

SEND YOUR NEWS ITEMS TO MD-UPDATE > news@md-update.com Physicians Join KentuckyOne Surgical Associates in Lexington LEXINGTON Rachel Mathis, MD, has

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Bariatric Surgery Today

LOUISVILLE & NEW ALBANY, IN As a state, Kentucky holds the unfortunate title of being one of the fattest of

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Counseling Is the Extra Ingredient

LOUISVILLE “It’s not brain surgery; it’s stomach surgery,” says Melissa Moody, LCSW, behavioral weight management specialist at Norton Weight Management

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Overcoming Obesity Takes a Village

LEXINGTON When it comes to overcoming obesity, it takes a medical village to ensure success. Few understand this better than

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Bluegrass Health Psychology

LEXINGTON Since high school, Jonathan Cole, PhD, ABPP, knew he wanted a career in psychiatry or psychology. His father David

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A Gutsy Decision

LOUISVILLE The mindset of a surgeon is that surgery is going to fix the problem. So, it goes against the

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The Bariatric Toolbox

LOUISVILLE John Oldham, Jr., MD, FACS, FASMBS, has seen the field of bariatrics have its fair share of controversy over

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Why We Do What We Do

In each issue of MD-UPDATE, we look for stories about Kentucky doctors and providers who are making a difference in

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The Struggle Is Real

LEXINGTON Genetics and lifestyle contribute to gradual weight gain leading to obesity, with the one commonality that it doesn’t happen

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