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Alcohol Use and Health Risks: Survey Results

| March 25, 2007 | 2 Comments

by Cynthia K. Buffington, PhD INTRODUCTION As discussed in the recent October issue of Bariatric Times, gastric bypass surgery may enhance alcohol sensitivity by altering the rate that alcohol is absorbed or metabolized. Such changes in alcohol sensitivity and clearance significantly increase the risk for alcohol toxicity and its deleterious consequences (i.e., liver disease, cardiomyopathy, […]

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Bariatric Allied Health Interview: Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN

| March 25, 2007 | 3 Comments

  Bariatric sensitivity is a very important part of patient care. What do you emphasize with your staff as the most important aspects of being sensitive to these patients?

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Psychosocial Needs of the Bariatric Patient: Expanding the Role of Mental Health Professionals

| March 25, 2007 | 0 Comments

Bariatric Times • March 2007 by Andrea Bauchowitz, PhD, and Linda Gonder-Frederick, PhD Both from the Behavioral Medicine Center, Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

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March 2007 Letter to the Editor

| March 25, 2007 | 0 Comments

Bariatric Times • March 2007 Letter to the Editor Dear Bariatric Times Editor: The face of bariatric surgery has changed considerably over the past 10 years. Interest in weight loss surgery is at an all time high, the procedures have never been safer, our collective understanding of the short- and long-term health benefits have never […]

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01-2007 (January/February 2007)

| January 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

Bariatric Times • January/February 2007 An Interview with Neil Hutcher,MD An Interview with Natan Zundel, MD, FACS The Many Components Influencing Body Weight Regulation by Louis J. Aronne, MD, FACP,and Kathy Keenan Isoldi, MS, RD, CDE My Struggle with Surgery and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) by Candi Weber Transfer of Addiction and Considerations for Preventive […]

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09-2006 (November/December 2006)

| December 10, 2006 | 0 Comments

Bariatric Center Spotlight: The Surgical Weight Loss Program of Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC), Bangor, Maine Debate 2006: Bariatric Surgery & The Adolescent Thomas H. Inge, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP and Victor F. Garcia, MD Educational Media Review: The Gift & The Tool: A New and Innovative Tool to Help Your Patients Reviewed by Karen […]

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Alcohol and the Gastric Bypass Patient

| October 22, 2006 | 0 Comments

by Cynthia K. Buffington, PhD

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08-2006 (October 2006)

| October 10, 2006 | 0 Comments

Bariatric Center Spotlight: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) Program for Obesity and Weight Loss Surgery Insurance Perspective: Coding for Adjustable Gastric Banding:Best Practice Guidelines by Tina Napora, CPC, and Christine J. Ren, MD Legal Perspective: Legal Considerations in Bariatric Care by Susan Gallagher Camden, RN, MSN, PhD Patient Management: EMERGENCY TRIAGE for the Gastric […]

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07-2007 (September 2006)

| September 10, 2006 | 0 Comments

Bariatric Center Spotlight: The Cleveland Center for Bariatric Surgery (CCBS) at St. Vincent Charity Hospital Cleveland, Ohio Cardiology Perspective: Preoperative Cardiac Evaluation and Management of Bariatric Surgery Patients by Vinod Miryala, MD; and Craig R. Asher, MD Exercise Physiology Perspective: The Role of the Clinical Exercise Physiologist in the Interdisciplinary Team Carol Ewing Garber, PhD, […]

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06-2006 (July/August 2006)

| July 10, 2006 | 0 Comments

Book Review: The Eating Disorders Clinical Pocket Guide Reviewed by Cynthia Alexander, PsyD What Do We Know About Eating Disorders? If the answer is �Some, but not enough!� this quick reference guide is here to help… Endocrinology Perspective: Bariatric Surgery in Obese Patients with Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes by Ebaa Al-Ozairi, BMSc, MD, MRCP; […]

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