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Patients in Despair: Weight Regain after a Primary Bariatric Surgery Procedure

| April 26, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Robin Blackstone, MD, FACS; David Engstrom, PhD; and Lisa Rivera, MPH INTRODUCTION Bariatric surgery is achieving increasing acceptance for the treatment of obesity. Obesity-and its role as the central paradigm of modern disease- is slowly penetrating into the consciousness of affected people, and they are increasingly hopeful of remission or cure from their medical […]

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Weight Loss Surgery at Kettering Medical Center-Sycamore Miamisburg Ohio

| March 25, 2007 | 0 Comments

 

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Five Minutes with Alison G. Hoppin, MD – Assessment and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity

| March 25, 2007 | 0 Comments

Alison G. Hoppin, MD, is Associate Director for Pediatric Programs, Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center; Attending Physician in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Massachusetts General Hospital; Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.Bariatric Times • March 2007 How are children and adolescents physically and emotionally unique in the field of obesity? Dr. Hoppin: No general […]

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Understanding Bariatric Risk—A Legal, Clinical, and Customer Service Focus

| March 25, 2007 | 0 Comments

by James W. Saxton, JD; Maggie M. Finkelstein, JD; and Susan Gallagher Camden, RN, MSN, PhD All from Stevens & Lee, Lawyers and Consultants This second installment of our newest Bariatric Times column serves to answer all of your legal, managerial, treatment-related, and universal bariatric questions. Keep in the loop simply by reading your fellow […]

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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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They Didn’t Staple My Brain

| March 2, 2007 | 1 Comment

b y J a n i n e V. K y r i l l o s , MD Dr. Kyrillos is a physician with Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Internal Medicine Associates, Philadelphia, PA.

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Alcohol and the Gastric Bypass Patient

| October 22, 2006 | 0 Comments

by Cynthia K. Buffington, PhD

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