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Helping Your Patients Achieve Exercise Success

| March 18, 2013

by Diane E. Weiman, A.C.E. CERTIFIED Diane Weiman (A.C.E certified) is an exercise specialist for Upper Chesapeake Bariatric Surgery at Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace, Maryland.

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Thiamine Deficiency in the Bariatric Surgery Patient—a Multidisciplinary Challenge in the Clinic and the Community

| January 21, 2013

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. by Barbara Hodges Klick, RD, MPH Barbara Hodges Klick, RD, MPH, is Program Manager, Bariatric Surgery, at the University Hospital Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, and University Hospital Geauga Medical Center in Chardon, Ohio.

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Integrated Health Clinical Issues and Guidelines Committee Develops Upcoming Gastric Band Adjustment Credentialing Guidelines for Physician Extenders

| November 20, 2012

Hot Topics in Integrated Health Column Editor: Karen Schulz, RN, APN, President of the Integrated Health Section of the ASMBS; Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio. This month’s column by Lisa West-Smith, PhD, LCSW, and Pam Davis, RN, CBN Lisa West-Smith, is Co-Chair, ASMBS Integrated Health Clinical Issues and Guidelines Committee. She […]

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Prevention and Treatment of Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery: A Team Approach

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor: Karen Schulz, RN, APN President of the Integrated Health Section of the ASMBS; Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio. This month: Prevention and Treatment of Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery: […]

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The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health Committee: Highlights and Year in Review

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Column Editor: Laura Boyer, RN, CBN President of the Integrated Health Section of the  ASMBS; Director of Clinical Systems for The Surgical Specialists of Louisiana in Covington, Louisiana This month: The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health Committee: Highlights and Year in Review by Laura Boyer, RN, CBN Bariatric Times. 2012;9(6):28–29

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Coding for Laboratory Testing

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Christine Napora, CPC Ms. Napora is the Owner of Bariatric Billing, Coding and Consulting (BBC) Services in Los Angeles, California. She also resides on the ASMBS insurance committee.

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Relocation of the Postoperative Bariatric Surgery Patient

| February 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Column Editor: Laura Boyer, RN, CBN President of the Integrated Health Section of the  ASMBS; Director of Clinical Systems for The Surgical Specialists of Louisiana in Covington, Louisiana This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. This month’s column by Karen Schulz, RN, […]

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